Monday, September 22, 2014

Union Soldiers Salvaging the Confederate Gunboat CSS Drewry on the James River Near the Dutch Gap Canal (1865)

Union soldiers salvaging the sunken Confederate gunboat CSS Drewry (right) on the James River near the Dutch Gap Canal, Virginia, 1865. The boat was sunk by Union artillery fire from the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery Regiment. Animated stereoscopic photographs.

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