Friday, February 14, 2014
And Some More on the Army Gunboat Smith Briggs
From the March 26, 1863 New York Times on the new gunboat Smith Briggs.
"The new gunboat Smith Briggs (Capt. LEE, of the Ninety-ninth New York, commanding) received her guns at Fortress Monroe yesterday, and commences her services at once."
Keeping It Launched Really Fast. --Old Secesh