Item No: pdca00043
Title: Action of the Gunboats at Memphis
Print and Picture Collection
Engraving from the original painting by Chappel in the possession of the publishes Johnson, Fry & Co. New York.
HMI Civil War 1
On June 6th., 1862, a Union squadron of ironclad gunboats under the command of Flag Officer Charles H. Ellet destroyed the Confederate river defense fleet commanded by James E. Montgomery, on the Mississippi River near Memphis, TN.
Chappel, Alonzo - Artist