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Catalog Number 1954.8.59
Title Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, July 13, 1861, pages 153-154: Burning of Steamer Cataline, and Encampment and Officers' Quarters at Villa Margaret
Collection Darling Family Collection
Object Type Newspaper
Date July 13, 1861
Description/Scope & Content Pages 153 and 154 from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, July 13, 1861. Illustrations include:
(page 153): "Burning of the Transport Steamer Cataline off the Landing of Fortress Monroe, While Starting on her Return Trip to Newport News, on Tuesday Evening, July 2, 1861. - From a Sketch by or Special Artist Accompanying Major-General Butler's Command."
(page 153): "Lieutenant Gordon, of the Frigate Cumberland, Rescuing the 9-inch Sawyer Gun from the Burning Steamer Cataline. - From a Sketch by or Special Artist Accompanying Major-General Butler's Command."
(page 154): "Encampment of Max Weber's German Turner Rifle Regiment, Twentheith N.Y.V.R., at Hampton Creek, Va. - Officers' Quarters at the Summer Residence of Ex-President Tyler [Villa Margaret], From Which the Union Flag Now Floats. - From a Sketch by or Special Artist Accompanying Major-General Butler's Command."
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People Tyler, John
Weber, Max
Butler, Benjamin F.
Gordon, E., Lt.
Topics Civil War
Fort Monroe
Nautical activity
Old Point Comfort
Union/Northern Army
Historic Structures
Place Names District--Fort Monroe
Waterway--Hampton Roads
Structure--Villa Margaret
District07--Phoebus/HU
Media/Interactives
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