Suydam Collection - MSS 1394015
Suydam Collection MSS 1394015
Image Date: Circa 1863     Image Format: Carte de visite - 4in. x 2.5in
Caption: Steamship Mississippi Farragut's fleet Mississippi River La. Burned by her own after grounding in front of the rebel batteries at Port Hudson, during the attack by the fleet. On the night of the 14th March 1863. To their mortification & chagrin after reaching the shore, she floated off & blew up five miles below the batteries.