Burning and Explosion of the Rebel Gunboat Curlew, Croatan Sound
- Burning and Explosion of the Rebel Gunboat Curlew, Croatan Sound
- Schell, Francis H., 1834-1909
February 9, 1862
- Boston College
- Collection (local):
Burnside's Expedition to North Carolina, 1862
Explosion, Feb. 9, 1862
Croatan Sound (N.C.)
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Condition: Vertical and horizontal folds; signs of crumpling at upper margin; glue stains at upper right.
Original drawing location: CW-FHS-NC-2/9/62 (Box 8.)
Physical description of original: Graphite on blue-lined laid paper ; 7.75 x 9.75 in.
Recto: "Burning and explosion of the magazine of the rebel gunboat Curlew, on the western shore of Croatan Sound opposite Fort Huger, evening of Saturday -- Feb 9th -- this was the best of the rebel gunboats & seemed to have run ashore & so prevent her falling into the hands of the "yankees" she was destroyed. The rebel battery which was located near the scene of the conflagration is now in our possession. See dailies. // [Signed] F.H.S."
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