|Earth Pre-Federation Database - USS Baron de Kalb|
|The USS Baron de Kalb was an American Cairo-class ironclad that was in service with the United States Navy in the mid-19th century. The Baron
de Kalb participated in several river campaigns in the American Civil War, including the Battle of Fort Hindman, where the ship assisted in the shelling of the Confederate
Army's Fort Hindman.
A print depicting this ship participating in the battle was stored in the USS Enterprise's library computer in 2254, and was among the materials viewed by the Talosians when they scanned the Enterprise computer.
TOS-R "The Cage"
The Baron de Kalb was named for General Johann de Kalb, who served in the Continental Army during the American Revolution and fought at the Battle of Camden.
Text from the Memory Alpha, the free Star Trek reference