Under the image is written: An Officer writes "The sight of this attack was awfully grand, the river was lit up with blazing rafts filled with pine knots and the ships seemed to be fighting literally amidst flames and smoke." Fort Jackson is identified as being on the left. Fort St. Phillip is on the right.
The engraving is from a drawing by C. Parsons. The battle took place April 24, 1862.
Perine, George E.
Hurlbut, Williams & Co.
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United States History--Civil War, 1861-1865
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