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In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, several steamboats are burned at the Monongahela Docks in a disastrous fire

Fire on the Pittsburgh River Docks, September 10, 1865, artist's impression, detail
The 181 ton sternwheeler steam tugboat George Albree took fire at its dock on the Monongahela River in Pittsburgh and the fire quickly spread to the hull of the 250 foot River Queen which was nearing the completion of its fitting out after its construction in Warren, Pennsylvania. A third vessel, the steamboat Julia No. 2 was also slightly damaged in the conflagration.  No serious injuries were reported, however.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
W. Craig Gaines, Encyclopedia of Civil War Shipwrecks (Baton Rouge, La: Louisiana State University Press, 2008), 135.