Photo #: NH 59346
"The pirate 'Sumter' firing at the brig 'Joseph Parks', of Boston. -- Sketched by one of the Crew of the 'Sumter'."
Line engraving published in "Harper's Weekly", January-June 1862, page 65.
The American merchant ship Joseph Park was captured by CSS Sumter off the northeast coast of South America on 25 September 1861 and burned three days later.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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2 February 2001