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Images Dated 17th August 2010

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Battle of Philippi, West Virginia, American Civil War, 3 June, 1861 Featured 17 Aug 2010 Image

Battle of Philippi, West Virginia, American Civil War, 3 June, 1861

Battle of Philippi, West Virginia, American Civil War, 3 June, 1861. Union troops under the command of Colonel Ebenezer Dumont, supported by Colonels Benjamin Franklin Kelley and Frederick W Lander, firing on the Confederates under Colonel George A Porterfield. Philippi was the first organised land battle of the war, although its significance is disputed, with some historians dismissing it as a skirmish mockingly named The Philippi Races

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Bombardment of Forts Jackson and St Philip, Louisiana, American Civil War, April 1862 Featured 17 Aug 2010 Image

Bombardment of Forts Jackson and St Philip, Louisiana, American Civil War, April 1862

First day's bombardment of Forts Jackson and St Philip, Louisiana, American Civil War, April 1862. First division of the Union squadron preparing for action. A Union fleet commanded by Captain David Farragut laid siege to two Confederate fotrs on the Mississippi River. The Union ships were eventually able to pass the forts, enabling the capture of New Orleans

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The naval combat in Mobile Harbour, Alabama, American Civil War, 5 August 1864 Featured 17 Aug 2010 Image

The naval combat in Mobile Harbour, Alabama, American Civil War, 5 August 1864

The naval combat in Mobile Harbour, Alabama, American Civil War, 5 August 1864. The Union flagship Hartford engaging the Confederate ironclad ram Tennessee during the Battle of Mobile Bay. The Tennessee surrendered to the Union fleet after sustaining severe damage in three hours of fghting. The Battle of Mobile Bay saw a Union fleet commanded by Admiral David Farragut defeat a much smaller Confederate fleet off the coast of Alabama. The Union vessels had to pass through a minefield and the guns of two Confederate forts to get into Mobile Bay. The Union victory had the effect of shutting down the last blockade-running port east of the Mississippi on the Gulf coast

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