Item No: pdca00065
Title: Gun and Mortar Boats on the Mississippi.
Additional Title: Engaging the Forts and Batteries on the Island & Mainland.
Print and Picture Collection
HMI Civil War 1
Image shows a flotilla of gun boats in an unidentified battle on the river. On the right bank a row of mortar boats are firing furiously into the distance.
Published in New York in 1878 in Battles of America By Sea and Land, with Biographies of Naval and Military Commanders. Volume III The Great Civil War by John Laird Wilson.