"The Navy-Yard at Brooklyn, New York, June, 1861"
Photo #: NH 59308 The Navy-Yard at Brooklyn, New York, June, 1861 Line engraving published in Harper's Weekly, July-December 1861, pages 456-457, depicting a large number of Navy ships off the New York Navy Yard, early in the Civil War. Vessels shown include (from left to right): USS Montgomery; USS Vandalia; USS Brandywine; USS North Carolina; USS Potomac; USS Savannah; USS R.R. Cuyler; USS Mount Vernon; USS Roanoke; USS Resolute and USS Wabash. A rowing launch is underway in the foreground. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.