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MOMENTS IN HISTORY

A Forgotten Milestone Blacks in the U.S. Navy
Age of Iron... Civil War ironclads change naval warfare.
Banners of Glory, the flags of North and South
Before Glory, the first important engagement of Black troops under fire
David Glasgow Farragut, First Admiral of the Navy
First Ironclads, statistics of the U.S.S. Cairo
Guardians of our Nation's Past  archives and artifacts of the park
"Give 'em Blizzards Boys", the artillery used at Vicksburg
Great Guns! the armament of the U.S.S. Cairo
Gunboats on the Mississippi, seven ironclads
James Buchanan Eads, engineer that designed and built the U.S.S. Cairo
 Medal of Honor Recipients
Only by accident, the best kept secret of the Civil War
Price of Freedom, recruitment of Black soldiers in the Union Army
Silent Tribute, Vicksburg's State Memorials
Thomas O. Selfridge Jr., commander of the U.S.S. Cairo
Torpedos, the infernal machine that sunk the U.S.S. Cairo

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Last update: Friday, February 16, 2001
http://www.nps.gov/vick/visctr/moments.htm
Editor: G. Zeman
 

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Vicksburg, MS 39183
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