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The war on the ocean

Black-and-white illustration from Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, March 22, 1862 issue, showing the war on the ocean.

Caption: The war on the ocean – Burning of the Rebel gunboat Curlew, off Fort Forrest, Croatan Sound, February 7 – From a sketch by our special artist, Mr. Schell – (See page 290 [for related story])

Source: Illustration from Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, March 22, 1862, page 300

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Last Updated: February 8, 2012