- Item 82 - Gangway board from 'U.S.S. Hartford', ca. 1862
- Contributed by Maine Historical Society
- Item 82
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Several veterans of the 5th Maine Regiment gave this carved gangway board, believed to be from the U.S.S. Hartford, Admiral David Glasgow Farragut's flagship during the Civil War.Show Details
The Hartford was used during Union efforts to gain control of the Mississippi River and Gulf ports.