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Harriet Lane fires first naval shot of the Civil War

Capt. Faunce

The Revenue Cutter Harriet Lane forces the merchant steamer Nashville to show its colors during the attack on Fort Sumter, April 13, 1861. "The Cutter Harriet Lane Fires Across the Bow of Nashville" by Coast Guard artist Howard Koslow. Written by William H. Thiesen, Coast Guard Atlantic Area Historian April 12th will mark the 150th

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