Item No: pdca00075
Title: Bombardment of the Port Royal Forts.
Print and Picture Collection
HMI Civil War 1
Image depicts a fleet of Federal warships bombarding Fort Beauregard (at right) and Fort Walker (at left), South Carolina, November 1861. Shells are shown exploding in the foreground water, and smoke fills the sky beyond the two ships in close view. The ship at center is presumably the flagship of Flag officer Samuel F. DuPont, USS Wabash.
Rogers, J. - Engraver