Photo #: NH 1099
Bombardment and Capture of Port Royal, South Carolina, 7 November 1861
Engraving by W. Ridgway after a drawing by C. Parsons, published by Virtue & Co., New York.
It depicts Federal warships, under Flag Officer Samuel F. DuPont, USN, bombarding Fort Beauregard (at left) and Fort Walker (at right). Troop transports are standing by in the distance.
U.S. Navy ships present and identified include (from left): Mohican, Susquehanna, Augusta, Wabash (Flagship), Unadilla, Pawnee, Bienville, Ottawa, Curlew and Seneca.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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29 October 1999