Daily Archives: 24 May ’12

24 May 1862: “Capture of Fort Macon” and “The End of the Merrimac”

Item: Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, XIV:334 (24 May 1862), cover. (Hand-colored at later date.) Two illustrations on cover with following captions: Top: CAPTURE OF FORT MACON—COMPANIES A AND B OF THE 5TH RHODE ISLAND REGIMENT COVERING THE WORKING PARTIES WHILE … Continue reading

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