Cape Fear River Pilots

Cape Fear River Pilots

Book - 1870?
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Photograph of Cape Fear River Pilots. Front left to right: Thomas Newton, Julius Dosher;  back left to right, Joseph Newton, unknown, Joseph Bensel, and Thomas Brinkman.Several of the men in this picture were successful blockade runners during the Civil War, including Juluis Dosher on the "North Heath," and Joseph Bense (half-brother of Kate Stuart of Smithville's), on the "City of Petersburg."  Many of the river pilots died in the performance of their duties in hazardous conditions, such as Thomas Brinkman and Joseph Bensel.
Publisher: [s.l.] : [s.n.], [1870?]
Characteristics: 1 image file : digital, JPEG.

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