(1853) Watercolor by Erik Heyl, prepared for use in his book Early American Steamers, Volume III. This steamer was chartered by the Navy in 1858 for the Paraguay expedition, purchased in 1859 and served as USS Mystic until sold in June 1865. She was the civilian steamer General Custer in 1865-1868. Courtesy of Erik Heyl. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.