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(3-94)  View is looking up Plaquemines Bend in the  Mississippi River toward the east bank and Fort St. Phillip, the approximate left center of photo

(3-94) View is looking down Plaquemines Bend. Union Commander Porter's mortar boats were positioned along the west bank with the closest boat being approximately 950 yards from the fort


(3-94) The water battery. The battery covered the downstream approach on the Mississippi River.  The view is from the rear of the battery looking toward the river

(3-94) Interior of the water battery

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