The U.S.S. Silverlake Tinclad Gunboat at Nashville
Acting Master Joseph C. Coyle – Ships Captain
This tinclad sternwheeler gunboat fought here. She had a crew complement of 150 men. The boat carried eight 24 -pdr. brass guns. She also participated in action at Florence, Alabama, Palmyra, Tennessee, and the pursuit of Morgan’s raiders on the Ohio River.
U.S.S. Silver Lake – wikipedia