USS Forest Rose American Civil War Naval Tinclad River Gunboat
USS Forest Rose (1862-1865, "Tinclad" # 9)
USS Forest Rose , a 260-ton stern-wheel "tinclad" river gunboat, was built in 1862 at Freedom, Pennsylvania. Purchased by the Navy in November 1862, she was commissioned early in December and assigned to the Mississippi Squadron.
She was active on the Yazoo River and on the Mississippi above Vicksburg until that city fell in July 1863.
In May 1864, Forest Rose took part in the Red River expedition.
She was decommissioned and sold in August 1865. Renamed Anna White as a civilian steamship, she was destroyed by ice at Saint Louis, Missouri, in February 1868.
Alongside two Navy fuel barges, during her Civil War operations on the Western Rivers theater.
Life in Mr. Lincoln's Navy A tantalizing glimpse into the hardships endured by the
naval leadership to build and recruit a fighting force. The seaman endured periods of boredom, punctuated by happy social times and terrifying bouts of battle horror
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Halls of Honor The U.S. Navy Museum takes you on an informed and entertaining romp
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The Blue and the Gray The Complete
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