Friday, December 13, 2013

A Terrific Bombardment

A letter from an officer in Fort Jackson, in the New Orleans Bulletin, states that the Federal Fleet, in its attack upon that fort averaged one shell ever ten seconds or six a minute, for nearly seventy hours.

– Published in The Davenport Daily Gazette, Davenport, Iowa, Monday Morning, May 19, 1862, p. 2

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