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Object Name Document
Catalog Number ACW-2016.017.00002
Date August 8, 1862
Scope & Content Written description of action of USS Wabash, written by a commander on Aug. 8, 1862

Gives a brief description of an attack on the USS Wabash, and the capture of its crew. Unsigned. Believed to be an account of the event on August 5, 1863, CSS Juno, a small steamer on picket duty below Fort Sumter, fired upon and ran down a launch from Wabash, capturing 10 sailors and drowning two

(Transcription in Accession File)
People Gosgrove, George
Bogard, Henry R.
Smith, Jas.
Subjects USS Wabash
New Ironsides