THE'' USS MOUND CITY'' IN THE CIVIL WAR
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Saturday, October 25, 2008
THIS IS A PHOTO OF THE USS MOUND CITY ON THE WESTERN RIVERS DURING THE CIVIL WAR.. SHE WAS FITTED IN SAINT LOUIS' AND BUILT IN MOUND CITY SHIPYARD ALONG WITH THE ''CINCINNATI'' CAIRO''. THE CAIRO HAS BEEN 'RAISED AND RESTORED'AND ON DISPLAY IN VICKBURG MISSISSIPPI NATIONAL MILITARY PARK..