Photo #: NH 60616
USS New Ironsides (1862-1866)
19th Century photograph of a watercolor sketch, depicting the ship off Charleston, South Carolina, in 1863, with her sides showing the effects of several engagements with Confederate artillery.
The original photographic print is inscribed "With Compliments of W.S. Wells (Late) U.S. Navy".
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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30 August 2001