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Gunboats Commencing Bombardment of Fort Bartow

Item Information

Title:
Gunboats Commencing Bombardment of Fort Bartow
Description:
Naval scene.
Creator:
Schell, Francis H., 1834-1909
Date:
February 7, 1862
Format:
Drawings/Illustrations
Location:
Boston College
Collection (local):
Becker collection
Subjects:
Bombardment
History
Pictorial works
Burnside's Expedition to North Carolina, 1862
Fortification
Capture, 1862
1800-1899
1861-1865
Places:
North CarolinaCarteret (county)Atlantic Beach
North CarolinaCraven (county)Manteo
Fort Bartow (N.C. : Fort)
Roanoke Island (N.C.)
Extent:
1 online resource (1 image)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
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Notes:
Condition: Vertical and horizontal folds; two pieces of paper glued together with a third strip; loss of paper and ripping along right margin; hole at upper mid-right; glue stains on verso; one at upper left on recto.
Original drawing location: CW-FHS-NC-2/7/62b (Box 8.)
Physical description of original: Graphite on shiny laid paper (same paper as repair in FHS-NC-2/7/62a ?) ; 8.25 x 14.5 in.
Recto: [captions keyed to marks in drawing] "T Rebel gunboats // X Gunboats commencing bombardment of Fort Bartow // O Marsh Light House // Schr Sea Bird with Capt. Fields' floating bridge // Passage of the fleet of transports through 'the marshes' onto Croatan Sound. The channel through the marshes connects Pamlico & Roanoke Sounds. On the right are seen the densely wooded shores of Roanoke Island with in the distance the fleet of gunboats engaging the first of the rebel batteries, Fort Bartow -- 9 guns."
Verso: No text.
Identifier:
2345/4867
81489124650001021
99137908260801021
Call #:
E468.7