Cruise of the U.S. Flag-Ship Hartford – From the Personal Journal of Wm. C. Holton

March 8th. This afternoon the Brooklyn made an attempt to cross the bar, being led by a gunboat, but the Brooklyn grounded, and after persevering with commendable zeal gave it up for the day. The men are grinding their cutlasses, and making other preparations of a warlike character.


Cruise of the U.S. Flag-Ship Hartford–Wm. C. Holton

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