Item No: pdca00077
Title: The "Carondelet" Running the Gauntlet At Island No. 10.
Print and Picture Collection
HMI Civil War 1
The engraving shows the ironclad under artillery bombardment from Island No. 10 in Mississippi River, April 6, 1862. In the foreground the water is choppy, and a stormy sky fills the upper half of the image. Artillery shells explode about the ship.
Hamilton, J. R., active 1852-1866 - Artist
Sartain, Samuel, 1830-1906 - Engraver