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|179k||"Battle of Fort Henry, 6 February 1862."
Line engraving after a drawing by Rear Admiral Henry Walke, published in the "History of the Great Rebellion", by Harper. The print depicts the Federal gunboats USS Saint Louis, USS Carondelet, USS Essex and USS Cincinnati bombarding Fort Henry.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph. Photo #: NH 42336. Courtesy of Paul H. Silverstone, 1981.
|114k||"Bombardment and Capture of Island Number Ten on the Mississippi River, April 7, 1862."
Colored lithograph published by Currier & Ives, New York, circa 1862. It depicts the bombardment of the Confederate fortifications on Island Number Ten by Federal gunboats and mortar boats. Ships seen include (from left to right):
USS Mound City;
USS Saint Louis;
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # KN 9691
|373k||"Battle of Fort Pillow, First position" Engraving published in Rear Admiral Henry Walke's Naval Scenes and Reminiscences of the Civil War in
the United States ... (1877), depicting the action between the Confederate River Defense Fleet and Federal ironclads near Fort Pillow, Tennessee, 10 May 1862. Confederate
ships, seen at right, include (from left to right):
CSS General Earl Van Dorn,
CSS General Sterling Price,
CSS General Bragg,
CSS General Sumter and
CSS Little Rebel. The Federal ironclads, in the center and left, are (from left to right):
USS Mound City,
USS Carondelet and
USS Cincinnati. A Federal mortar boat is by the river bank in the lower right.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 2049
|126k|| "Brilliant Naval Victory on the Mississippi River, Near Fort Wright, May 10th 1862."
Brilliant Naval Victory on the Mississippi River, Near Fort Wright, May 10th 1862 by the Union Flotilla of 6 Gunboats, commanded by Com. C.H. Davis, and the Rebel fleet of 8 Iron-clads, under Hollins. The action lasted one hour. Two of the Rebel gunboats were blown up and one sunk, when the remainder retired precipitately under the guns of the fort.
Lithograph by Currier & Ives, New York, providing a curious (and quite inaccurate) view of the action off Fort Pillow in which the Confederate River Defense Fleet, under Captain James E. Montgomery, attacked Federal gunboats. The print identifies the following ships (from left to right):
CSS Mallory (non-existent vessel), shown sinking);
CSS Louisiana (an ironclad that had already been destroyed by this time);
USS Saint Louis; and
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 42365. Collection of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, April 1936
|98k||USS Cincinnati on the Western Rivers in 1862-63. Note laundry drying on lines rigged from her mainmast, and awnings spread over her upper deck.
US Navy photo # NH 63211 from the collections of the US Naval History and Heritage Command
|96k||City Class ironclad gunboats at anchor off Cairo, IL. in 1863, with barges moored in the foreground. Ships are (from left to right):
USS Baron de Kalb;
USS Cincinnati and
USS Mound City. Boats are tied astern of Baron de Kalb and Cincinnati
US Navy photo # NH 56663 from the collections of the US Naval History and Heritage Command
|152k||Currier & Ives Lithographed and hand colored Civil War Battle Scene print from 1960. "THE BOMBARDMENT AND CAPTURE OF FORT HINDMAN, ARKANSAS
POST, ARK., JAN.11, 1863". Hand colored though silk-screen stencils this Civil War print came from a limited edition in 1960. Ships participating in the bombardment include:
USS Baron De Kalb
USS Black Hawk and
|131k||Line engraving of USS Cincinnati published in "Harper's Weekly", 20 June 1863, soon after she was sunk off Vicksburg, Mississippi, by Confederate gunfire.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 58761
|166k||Sketch of USS Cincinnati during the later part of the Civil War, with a long deckhouse fitted above her casemate.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 998. Courtesy of the Philibrick Collection, Kittery, Maine.
|185k||"They Swam to and from Shore, Saving their Comrades."
Artwork by Bacon, published in "Deeds of Valor", Volume II, page 47, by the Perrien-Keydel Company, Detroit, 1907. It depicts Landsman Thomas E. Corcoran assisting fellow crewmen of USS Cincinnati as their ship sinks under fire of Confederate batteries at Vicksburg, Mississippi, 27 May 1863. Corcoran was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions at this time.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo #: NH 79917
|157k||Landsman Thomas E. Corcoran, USN, copied from "Deeds of Valor", Volume II, page 47, published by the Perrien-Keydel Company, Detroit, 1907. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism during the loss of USS Cincinnati while in action with Confederate batteries at Vicksburg, Mississippi, 27 May 1863.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 79918
|01||CDR. Stembel, Roger N.||16 January 1862 - 12 May 1862||WIA|
|02||Act. Vol LT.. Hoel, William R. (Temp)||12 May 1862 - 6 October 1862|
|03||LCDR. Bache, George Mifflin||6 October 1862 - 27 May 1863||Sunk|
|Repair period||August 1863 - 4 December 1864|
|04||Act. Vol LT. Goudy, Jason||4 December 1864 - 28 March 1865||Died 28 March 1865|
|05||LCDR. Brown, George||28 March 1865 - 1 July 1865|
|06||LCDR. Wallace, Rush R.||1 July 1865 - 4 August 1865||Decomm|
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