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|186k||"Merchant Steamers Converted into Gun-boats."
Engraving published in "Harper's Weekly", July-December 1861 volume. Depicts thirteen merchant steamships acquired by the U.S. Navy between April and August 1861 and subsequently converted into warships, plus the steamer Nashville (far left), which became a Confederate cruiser. US Navy ships as identified below the image bottom, are (from left to right:
USS Quaker City,
USS Santiago de Cuba, (listed as "St. Jago de Cuba")
USS Mount Vernon,
USS South Carolina,
USS De Soto,
USS James Adger,
USS Bienville and
USS R.R. Cuyler.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 59366.
|229k||"The 'Nashville' and 'Tuscarora' at Southampton"
Line engraving published in "Harper's Weekly", January-June 1862, page 96, depicting CSS Nashville in dock at Southampton, England, circa January 1862, with USS Tuscarora keeping watch in the right distance. Other identified ships in the distance are probably HMS Dauntless and HMS Moulton, British warships present to protect English neutrality.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 59348
|525k||"The Modern Janus" is a political cartoon from the Civil War era depicting a symbolic Janus enforcing British Maritime law. British maritime law required belligerents from the same country finding themselves in the same British port, in this case Southampton, could only leave the port separated by no less than 24 hours. In the version on the left the banner reads, "Now then you Villains sheer off" requiring USS Tuscarora to remain at Southampton for at least 24 hours after CSS Nashville had departed. On the right the carton is flipped over 180°s and the banner reads "All right my lads, I'll protect ye." Allowing CSS Nashville at least 24 hours head start before USS Tuscarora would be allowed to leave Southampton in per3suit.||Tommy Trampp|
|69k||CSS Nashville burning the 1,700 ton sailing merchantman Harvey Birch out of Mystic, CT. in the English Channel, 19 November 1861.
Oil painting signed by D. McFarlane, 1864. Courtesy Peabody Essex Museum, England.
|219k||Line engraving published in "The Soldier in Our Civil War", volume I, page 215, depicting USS Nashville capturing and burning the U.S. merchantman Harvey Birch in the English Channel, 19 November 1861.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 59350
|103k||Wash drawing by R.G. Skerrett, 1901, depicting CSS Nashville steaming away after burning a captured schooner. Probably the schooner Robert Gilfillanon 26 February 1862.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 57824, courtesy of the Navy Art Collection, Washington, DC.
|199k||"The Rebel Steamer 'Nashville' Running the Blockade at Beaufort, North Carolina."
Line engraving published in "Harper's Weekly", January-June 1862, page 209, depicting CSS Nashvillerunning into Beaufort, 28 February 1862, after her raiding cruise in the Atlantic and European waters.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 59291
|Confederate Privateer Rattlesnake
|91k||Blueprint of Rattlesnakes, rigging details and plan.||Tommy Trampp|
|94k||Line engraving published in "Harper's Weekly", 1863, showing the Confederate Privateer Rattlesnake (ex-CSS Nashville lying by the railway bridge on the Ogeechee River, Georgia, in about February 1863.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 58765
|162k||Line engraving published in "Harper's Weekly", January-June 1863, page 193, showing the monitor USS Montauk shelling the Confederate Privateer Rattlesnake
(ex-CSS Nashville) in the Ogeechee River, Georgia, 28 February 1863. Fort McAllister is in the right-center distance.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 59285
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|170k||Line engraving published in "The Soldier in Our Civil War", Volume II, page 41, showing Rattlesnake burning after being
shelled by the monitor USS Montauk commanded by CAPT. John L. Worden, USN, in the Ogeechee
River, Georgia, 28 February 1863. Fort McAllister is in the right-center background, and the U.S. Navy gunboats
USS Wissahickon, USS Seneca and USS Dawn are
providing supporting fire in the left distance.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 59286
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|372k||Rattlesnake sketch for publication for Harpers Weekly. Measures 9x5.5 the sketch titled >The Pirate Steamer Nashville lying at the R.R. Bridge on the Ogeechee River". A sketch from a deserter from Savannah via Ogeechee River.||Tommy Trampp|
|315k||Rattlesnake sketch for publication for Harpers Weekly. Measures 7x5 sketch captioned "Explosion of the Magazine of the Nashville".||Tommy Trampp|
|219k||Line engraving published in "The Soldier in Our Civil War", Volume II, page 39, showing Confederate Privateer Rattlesnake's
remains in the Ogeechee River, near Fort McAllister, GA. She had been destroyed by gunfire from USS Montauk, 28 February 1863.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # NH 58766
|01||LT. Pegram, Robert Baker CSN||27 September 1861 - 28 February 1862||CSS Nashville|
|02||CAPT. Gooding, Matthew Wragg, CSN||17 March 1862 - 5 November 1862||SS Thomas L. Wragg|
|03||LT. Baker, Thomas Harrison, CSN||5 November 1862 - 28 February 1863 (Sunk)||SS Rattlesnake|
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