Military Photo: Iron Ship

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Posted: 03/01/2016

USS Carondelet (1862-1865), helped in the captures of Forts Henry and Donelson, Tennessee, in February 1862. In March and April, she played an important role in the campaign to capture the Confederate fortress at Island Number Ten, on the Mississippi River. This was followed by operations against Fort Pillow and Memphis, Tennessee, during April-June 1862. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.



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