The Surrender of New Orleans Part 2: The Machines and Technology

Posted: 4/25/2012
Author: Laura June Davis
USS Hartford at New Orleans

As you know, today—April 25th—marks the 150th anniversary of the fall of New Orleans. Part 2 of our tribute to the surrender of the Crescent City is located on the Civil War Navy Sesquicentennial with "Facing the Forts: The West Gulf Blockading Squadron." We hope you enjoy!

 

Image Credit: Library of Congress

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