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Five Floating Batteries For The Mississippi

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Parent Issue
Day
14
Month
June
Year
1861
Copyright
Public Domain
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A Washington dispatch to the New York Tribune, dated June 2d, aays: M. D. Field left yesterday for Cairo, authorized to construct, under the direction of the officers in command, five floating batteries, each of a capacity oí 500 men. They are intended for offensive operationa on the Missismppi against the rebela at Meinphis and at other puints of resistance below.

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Old News
Michigan Argus