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The Mississippi could not take a gunboat, because she was a side-wheeler.
Discuss the difference between a screw-steamship and a side-wheeler; a ship and a schooner.Commercial Geography|Jacques W. Redway
The Secretary of the Navy that ordered a side-wheeler for a war ship must have been born and brought up in the backwoods.
The engine-room crew of a Mississippi steamer varies as the boat is a side-wheeler or a stern-wheeler.Old Times on the Upper Mississippi|George Byron Merrick
She was a side-wheeler, and appeared to be a very handsome vessel.Fighting for the Right|Oliver Optic