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|153k||"Battle of Mobile Bay, August 5, 1864"
Reproduction of an 1864 pen & ink drawing by George S. Waterman, C.S.N., depicting the action as seen from above and inside the entrance to Mobile Bay. Confederate ships present are (as identified on the drawing);
CSS Gaines (shown twice, in the battle line, and beached off Fort Morgan after the battle) and
CSS Tennessee. Union monitors shown are (from the front of the line);
(sinking after striking a mine),
USS Winnebago and
USS Chickasaw. The leading two steam sloops in the Union line are
USS Brooklyn and
USS Hartford. Small diagram in the lower right represents the various efforts by Union ships to ram Tennessee later in the action.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # NH 42392
|77k||"Battle of Mobile Bay ... Passing Fort Morgan and the Torpedoes". Print after an artwork by J.O. Davidson, 1886, depicting the Union and Confederate squadrons at the moment that USS Tecumseh sank after striking a mine ("torpedo"). Confederate ships (left foreground) are CSS Morgan, CSS Gaines and CSS Tennessee. Union monitors visible astern of USS Tecumseh are USS Manhattan and USS Winnebago. USS Brooklyn is leading the outer line of Union warships, immediately followed by USS Hartford.||US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 42396. Courtesy of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1936.|
|68k||Battle of Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864. Oil on canvas (40" x 66") by Xanthus Smith (1839-1929), signed and dated by the artist, 1890. Depicting the surrender of CSS Tennessee to the Union squadron commanded by Rear Admiral David G. Farragut. Identifiable US Navy ships present include: USS Winnebago (monitor in the left distance), USS Chickasaw (monitor in the foreground) and USS Hartford (Farragut's flagship, in the right center, painted light gray).||US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # KN-843 Courtesy of the US Naval Academy Museum, Annapolis, MD., Gift of Henry Huddleston Rogers, 1930.|
|171k||Oil on canvas painting by the artist Tom Freeman entitled "Point Blank". The Battle of Mobile Bay, August 5, 1864. The Confederate ironclad CSS Tennessee does considerable damage to the USS Oneida. In the foreground, the dual turreted monitor USS Chickasaw blasts away at the Tennessee. In the left rear, the monitor USS Winnebago rushes to give aid.||Photo and partial text courtesy of Old Glory Gallery and Frame Shoppe|
|179k||Battle of Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864. Line engraving after an artwork by J.O. Davidson, published in "Battles and Leaders of the Civil War", Volume 4, page 378. Entitled "Surrender of the Tennessee,' Battle of Mobile Bay", it depicts CSS Tennessee in the center foreground, surrounded by the Union warships (from left to right): USS Lackawanna, USS Winnebago, USS Ossipee, USS Brooklyn, USS Itasca, USS Richmond, USS Hartford and USS Chickasaw. Fort Morgan is shown in the right distance.||US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 1276 Courtesy of the U.S. Naval Academy Museum, Annapolis, Maryland. Gift of Henry Huddleston Rogers, 1930.|
|101k||"The 'Tennessee' at Bay, in the Battle of Mobile Bay", 5 August 1864.
Halftone reproduction of a Currier & Ives lithograph, published in "Admiral Franklin Buchanan, Fearless Man of Action", by Charles Lee Lewis. The original lithograph was provided by Mr. Franklin Buchanan Owen. Another copy is reportedly held by the Library of Congress
This view depicts, none too accurately, CSS Tennessee in the center at the time she surrendered, surrounded by the Union warships. The latter include (at right) the twin-turret monitors USS Hartfordat right. One of the single-turret monitors would be USS Manhattan. There was no second single-turret monitor present at this stage of the battle. The large ship in the left foreground is presumably USS Hartford. Fort Morgan is shown in the right distance, but much closer to the action than was actually the case.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # NH 1055
|98k||The Battle of Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864. CSS Tennessee surrounded by Union warships, near the end of the battle. The two
twin-turret monitors depicted off her bow and stern are USS Winnebago and
USS Chickasaw. Civil War vintage artwork, photographed by T. Lilienthal, New Orleans, Louisiana. Courtesy of the Philibrick Collection, Kittery, Maine.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # NH 1678
|80k||"Surrender of Ram Tennessee".
Photograph of a sketch by 3rd Assistant Engineer Robert Weir, of USS Richmond. It depicts CSS Tennessee surrounded by U.S. Navy warships at the conclusion of the Battle of Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864. Ship in the left foreground is USS Hartford. Twin-turret monitors at right are USS Chickasaw and USS Winnebago.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # 42395
|87k||"Capture of the Confederate ram Tennessee"
Artwork by J.O. Davidson, depicting the surrender of CSS Tennessee at the conclusion of the Battle of Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864. U.S. Navy ships depicted include monitor USS Winnebago and sloop USS Monongahela, in the left background; sloop USS Ossipee "in collision with Tennessee", in center; monitor USS Chickasaw "lying across the stern of Tennessee", in right foreground; gunboat USS Itasca, in right distance; and flagship USS Hartford further to the right.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # 42394
|131k||"Capture of the Tennessee"
"Harper's History of the Great Rebellion", August 1864, pg.746.
|59k||Watercolor by F. Muller, circa 1900 of CSS Tennessee. Courtesy of the U.S. Navy Art Collection, Washington, D.C.
US Naval History an Heritage Command photo # NH 83805-KN (Color).
|314k||CSS Ram Tennessee as she appeared after her surrender to Union naval forces, 5 August 1864. Drawing from "History of the Confederate States Navy" by J. Thomas Scharf.||Tommy Trampp|
|49k||Fragment of the flag from the Confederate Ship CSS Tennessee (1864-1864). This flag was recovered by Ensign John Utter who was acting Ensign onboard during 1864 and became Acting Master shortly afterward.
US Navy photo # 2010-83-1 from the Collection of the Curator Branch; Naval History and Heritage Command.
|74k||USS Tennessee probably off New Orleans, Louisiana, circa 1865.
US Naval History an Heritage Command photo # NH 51951.
|113k||USS Tennessee probably off New Orleans, Louisiana, circa 1865.
US Library of Congress photo # 3b10016u.
|710k||USS Tennessee probably in the Mississippi , circa 1865. A CDV by McPherson & Oliver, New Orleans, LA, with period ink inscription on verso: Ram "Tennessee" captured Mobile Bay August 5th 1864 / Fleet of Rear Admiral D.G. Farragut.||Robert Hurst|
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