WAR IN THE WEST - THE NEW GUNBOAT FLOTILLA, COMMODORE FOOTE, BUILT AT CARONDELET, MISSOURI, FOR THE DESCENT OF THE MISSISSIPPI.

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War in the West - The New Gunboat Flotilla, Commodore Foote, Built at Carondelet, Missouri, for the Descent of the Mississippi.

Wood engraving, 1861.
Paper size 15 7/8 x 21 5/8" (40.5 x 54.9 cm).
Good condition.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 96715
Price: $100.00
Publisher : Published by Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. Dec. 21, 1861.
Full page, includes brief articles on the Gunboat Flotilla, Roundabout near Fort Beauregard, and A Meteoric Ring in the Solar System. The engraving at the bottom of the page is entitled "The Southern Expedition - View of an Outlying Battery Two Miles East of Fort Beauregard (now Seward), Bay Point, Port Royal, held by the National Troops." 18th-19th Century Subjects , Marine , Naval