Photo #: NH 1851
"Attack on Acquia Creek Battery by United States Steamers 'Pawnee', 'Anacostia', and 'Freeborn'", 1 June 1861
Line engraving published in "Frank Leslie's Illustrated History of the Civil War". It depicts USS Pawnee, in the foreground, shelling the Confederate battery. USS Anacostia is partially visible beyond Pawnee's stern. USS Thomas Freeborn was also present, but only the tips of her masts are visible, ahead of Anacostia.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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16 June 2003