Captain George N. Hollins

George Nichols Hollins was a captain in the Confederate navy. Before the war he had fought Barbary pirates for the U.S. Navy. On June 29, 1861, Hollins disguised himself as a woman and took control of the Chesapeake Bay steamer "St. Nicholas." It was the first victory for the Confederacy.

Date:
1863 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Carte de Visite
Item#:
MES17483
Photographer:
E. & H. T. Anthony & Co.
Height:
9230px
Width:
5610px
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