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USS T. D. Horner (1859)

The USS T. D. Horner was a stern-wheel steamer built in 1859 at Brownsville, Pennsylvania and was part of Colonel Charles Ellet, Jr.'s United States Ram Fleet during the American Civil War. [1]

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American Civil War

The American Civil War, widely known in the United States as simply the Civil War as well as other sectional names, was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy.

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Brownsville, Pennsylvania

Brownsville is a borough in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States, founded in 1785 a few years after the resumption of westward migration at the site of a trading post near Redstone Old Fort along Nemacolin's Trail.

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Charles Ellet, Jr.

Charles Ellet, Jr. (1 January 1810 – 21 June 1862) was a civil engineer and a colonel during the American Civil War, mortally wounded at the Battle of Memphis.

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Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville (generally pronounced or by natives, and by others) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the 30th-most populous city in the United States.

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Mississippi Marine Brigade

The Mississippi Marine Brigade was a Union Army unit raised during the American Civil War as part of the United States Ram Fleet.

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Mississippi River

The Mississippi River is the chief river of the largest drainage system on the North American continent.

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Mississippi River Squadron

The Mississippi River Squadron was the Union brown-water naval squadron that operated on the western rivers during the American Civil War.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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Steam engine

A steam engine is a heat engine that performs mechanical work using steam as its working fluid.

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Steamship

A steamship, often referred to as a steamer, is an ocean faring seaworthy vessel that is propelled by one or more steam engines that typically drive (turn) propellers or paddlewheels.

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Tugboat

A tugboat (tug) is a boat that maneuvers vessels by pushing or towing them.

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Union Army

The Union Army was the land force that fought for the Union during the American Civil War, which lasted from 1861 to 1865.

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United States Department of War

The United States Department of War, also called the War Department (and occasionally War Office in the early years), was the United States Cabinet department originally responsible for the operation and maintenance of the United States Army.

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United States Ram Fleet

The United States Ram Fleet was a small group of rams on the Mississippi River during the American Civil War.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_T._D._Horner_(1859)

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