Federal Flotilla from Harper's Weekly - For Sale

Federal Flotilla from Harper's Weekly
Price: $40.00
Federal Flotilla from Harper's Weekly. Black; cream. Paper. This original engraved page contains two sketches. "Birds-Eye View Of The Federal Flotilla Descending The Mississippi To Attack Fort Wright.--Sketched by Mr. Alexander Simplot" shows a long line of ships turning a bend in the river. It is labeled, "The Gunboat-fleet, in Advance; The Ordnance Boats; Commodore Footes Mortar Fleet; and General Pope Fleet of Transports for his Army." "Reconnoissance of Fort Wright by The Gun-Boats and Mortar Fleet, April 18, 1862.--Sketched by Mr. Alexander Simplot" is the second sketch. It is labeled, "Plum Point; Benton; Craigheads Point; Fort Wright; Position of our Mortars on the Arkansas Shore; Commodore Footes Tug Jessie Benton; Pittsburg; Mortar Tow-boats; Carondelet; Cairo; Mail-boat De Soto; Ordnance Boat; Mound City; Conestoga; Cincinnati; General Popes Transports, and Landing-place for his Army." The page is marked, "300, Harpers Weekly, May 10, 1862.", Civil War

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