Confederate Torpedo

Torpedo 2 (002).jpg

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Title

Confederate Torpedo

Subject

artillery--weaponry
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Description

This keg torpedo was set off by contact. Although this
example was captured in Light House Inlet, near
Morris Island in August 1863, this type was also used
as land mines in front of Battery Wagner

Gift of Lieutenant Commander George Bacon, USN
3676

Creator

Confederate States Army

Source

West Point Museum Collection

Publisher

Courtesy of the West Point Museum Collection, United States Military Academy

Date

1863

Contributor

Donor: Lieutenant Commander George Bacon, USN

Rights

Please consult the West Point Museum

Format

.jpg

Type

Photographic works

Identifier

Catalog No.: 03676

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Original Format

photo

Collection

Citation

Confederate States Army, “Confederate Torpedo,” U.S. Military Academy Library Exhibits, accessed December 7, 2022, https://usmalibrary.omeka.net/items/show/161.

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