Photo #: LC-B8171-3350
CSS Jamestown and CSS Virginia II
Sunk in the James River, Virginia, near Drewry's Bluff, circa April 1865.
Jamestown, whose paddlebox tops are visible in the center, was sunk as an obstruction off Drewry's Bluff on 15 May 1862. Virginia II was destroyed when the Confederates evacuated Richmond on 3 April 1865.
Photographed by Matthew Brady.
Collections of the Library of Congress.
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22 June 2001