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Portrait engraving by Simon de Passe, 1616
|171k||USS Pocahontas at rest, probably taken at or near Edisto Island, Massachusetts, 1 January 1865 by Henry P. Moore (1835-1911).
US Library of Congress photos.
|75k||"Bombardment and Capture of Port Royal, South Carolina, 7 November 1861"
Engraving published in "Harper's Weekly", July-December 1861 volume, pages 760-761.
It depicts Federal warships, under Flag Officer Samuel F. DuPont, USN, bombarding Fort Beauregard (at right) and Fort Walker (at left). The Confederate squadron commanded by Commodore Josiah Tattnall is in the left center distance.
Subjects identified below the image bottom are (from left):
USS Wabash (DuPont's flagship),
steamer Screamer (?),
CSS Huntsville, Commo. Tattnall, (probably misidentified as no record exists that CSS Huntsville served in the defenses of Port Royal, S.C.
USS Isaac Smith,
USS Curlew; (probably misidentified as no record exists that USS Curlew served with South Atlantic Blockading Squadron),
USS R.B. Forbes
and "Rebel Camp".
US Navy photo # NH 59256
|US Naval History and Heritage Command|
|197k||USS Pocahontas pivot guns and crews, 1862.
Cropped photo from the Gladstone Collection courtesy of the Library of Congress
|305k||Acting Ensign Isaac J. McKinley served about the USS Pocahontas during her assignment as part of the West Gulf Blockading Squadron in 1865.
Photo from the Heritage Auctions November 2011 Catalog.
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