26 April 2010

On April 26, 1862 Civil War Cartoon about Union Naval Victories

This Cartoon was printed in Harper's Weekly on April 26, 1862. Cartoonist Justin Howard uses a sports analogy to praise Union admiral Andrew Hull Foote's victories in the Mississippi River campaign.  His capture of Island Number Ten from the Confederates is represented as a game of ten pins (a type of bowling).  Go here to read the complete article about these victories.
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  1. Thanks for the welcome back...soooooo glad to be back in blog land l can tell you
    Loving the new house sooo much settled in really well
    Hugs X

  2. Nice history lesson there and I liked the cartoon, thanks for sharing.


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