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Island No. 10 : struggle for the Mississippi Valley /

In 1862, Island No. 10 (so named because it was the tenth island south of the junction of the Ohio River with the Mississippi River at Cairo, Illinois) was a natural fortress. Approximately 1 mile long, 450 yards wide, and about 10 feet above low water in the middle of the channel, it straddled the...

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Main Author: Daniel, Larry J., 1947-
Other Authors: Bock, Lynn N.
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Tuscaloosa, Ala. : University of Alabama Press, ℗♭1996.
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