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USS Carondolet

Grade Range: 5-12
Resource Type(s): Primary Source, Artifacts
Date Posted: 12/31/2010

USS Carondolet was a 512-ton ironclad gunboat in the style of the Cairo. It was built in Saint Louis and commissioned in January 1862. Within a month it had contributed to the capture of both Fort Henry and Fort Donelson.


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