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NOAA Photo Library Image - cgs05545

General Map of Charleston Harbor showing Rebel Defences and Obstructions prepared by party under Charles Boutelle, Asst. U.S.C.S., and drawn by E. Willenbucher. A note to the west of Ft. Moultrie shows where the Coast Survey Steamer BIBB had a torpedo (mine) explode under it during clearing of the harbor on March 16, 1865. The BIBB survived with little damage and no casualties.

Image ID: cgs05545, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Location: South Carolina
Photo Date: 1864

Category: Coast and Geodetic Survey/Civil War Mapping/

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