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The Confederate raider Nashville burning the American commercial vessel Harvey Birch, November 19, 1861, artist's impression

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Image type: 
engraving
Original caption: 
Burning of the American merchantman "Harvey Birch," of New York, in the British Channel by the Confederate steamer "Nashville," November 17, 1861.
Source citation: 
Frank Leslie's Scenes and Portraits of the Civil War ... (New York: Mrs Frank Leslie, 1894), 162.
Source note: 
The illustration's caption gives the date of the capture and burning as November 17, 1861.  All official records give the actual date as November 19, 1861.