Photo #: NH 59309
"Reconnoissance of Vernon River, Ossabaw Sound, Georgia, Discovery of a Rebel Battery and Camp.", 11 December 1861
Line engraving published in "Harper's Weekly", January 1862.
It depicts Federal warships engaging the Confederate battery, shown in the far left distance.
Ships, as identified below the image bottom, are (from left): USS Seneca, USS Pembina, USS Ottawa and Steamer Mary Andrew.
For the original sketch from which this engraving was made, see Photo # NH 59310.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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21 March 2001