Photo #: NH 1852
"Battle of Grand Gulf, First position, R. Ad. D.D. Porter Commanding"
Engraving published in Rear Admiral Henry Walke's "Naval Scenes and Reminiscences of the Civil War in the United States ..." (1877), depicting U.S. Navy ironclads engaging Confederate batteries at Grand Gulf, Mississippi, 29 April 1863.
U.S. ships present, as identified on the print, are (from left-center to right): Benton, Tuscumbia, Pittsburg, Lafayette, Louisville, Saint Louis and Carondelet.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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15 November 1999