Viewing Record 6566 of 15106
Previous Record  Next Record
Switch Views: Lightbox | Image List | List

Entrance to Savannah River, showing Fort Pulaski... and a part of the stone fleet

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: periodical
Maker: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
Place made: United States, New York
Date made: 1861
Materials: ink; paper; mounting
Measurements: 8 in x 20 3/4 in
Nomenclature: historical
Classification: whales

Entrance to Savannah River, showing Fort Pulaski, Tybee Island, the vessels sunk by the rebels in the river channel, a portion of the national blockading squadron, and a part of the Stone Fleet. The names of geographic markers correspond to the distant landscape and are listed from left to right as follows: Lighthouse; Martello Tower; Tybee Island and a half miles range from Fort Pulaski; Fort Pulaski; Old Hulks sunk by the Rebels in the Channel; Lighthouse; Commodore Tatnail's Rebel Squadron; Entrance to Savannah. The names of vessels listed under the row of geographic markers from left to right: Flag, Pembina, Seneca, Pcahontas, Ottawa, Sailing Frigate Savannah, Stone Fleet. Periodical clipping from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, No. 318, vol. 13, published in New York December 28, 1861 on pages 84 and 93.