Scenes from the battle of Mobile Bay

Scenes from the battle of Mobile Bay

In 1864 Rear Admiral David Farragut led his flotilla against Confederate naval and land forces defending Mobile Bay. After his victory, photographers from McPherson & Oliver, No. 132 Canal St., New Orleans, visited the battered forts to capture the scene in these copyrighted cartes de visites, then sold widely.

Copyright Military Images Sep/Oct 2003

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