Monday, July 18, 2016
Union Navy Officers and Sailors Posing on the Deck of the USS Sciota Shortly After the Union Sunken Gunboat Was Raised From Twelve Feet of Water in Mobile Bay, Alabama (1865)
Union Navy officers and sailors posing on the deck of the USS Sciota shortly after the sunken gunboat was raised from twelve feet of water in Mobile Bay, Alabama, April 1865. It had been sunk by a Confederate mine on April 14, 1865. From Miller's Photographic History of the Civil War.