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|153k||Line engraving after a drawing by J.O. Davidson, published in "Battles and Leaders of the Civil War", Volume III, page 573, depicting
CSS Arkansas fitting out off Yazoo City, Mississippi, in June-July 1862. Assisting in the work is the CSS Capitol.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 73376
|51k||Sepia wash drawing of CSS Arkansas by R.G. Skerrett, 1 January 1904.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 61912-KN (Color). Courtesy of the Navy Art Collection, Washington, DC.
|184k||CSS Arkansas running through the Union fleet above Vicksburg, Mississippi, 15 July 1862. Line engraving after a drawing by
J.O. Davidson, published in "Battles and Leaders of the Civil War", Volume III, page 556.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 73358
|76k||Painting by Tom Freeman of CSS Arkansas shaves the line between USS Carondelet and USS Tyler as she exits the Yazoo River, 15 July 1862. Photo courtesy Foro Militar General.||Tommy Trampp|
|308k||"The Arkansas ran the Gauntlet of the Whole Fleet"
CSS Arkansas ran the "Gauntlet of the Whole Fleet" artwork published in Deeds of Valor, Volume II, page 31, by the Perrien-Keydel Company, Detroit, 1907. It depicts Arkansas during her passage through the Federal fleet above Vicksburg, Mississippi, 15 July 1862.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # NH 79911
|186k||"The Rebel Ram 'Arkansas' Running Through the Union Fleet off Vicksburg"
Line engraving published in Harper's Weekly, 1862, depicting the passage of CSS Arkansas through the Federal fleet above Vicksburg, Mississippi, 15 July 1862.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # NH 58892
|447k||On 15 July 1862 CSS Arkansas exited the Yazoo River and steamed past two Union squadrons to reach Vicksburg. One of her officers, Acting Master Samuel Milliken, drew this sketch of the ship, which unlike other operational Rebel ironclads featured perpendicular, not inclined casemate sides.||Tommy Trampp|
|87k||CSS Arkansas as it appeared to readers of the New York Tribune, 31 July 31, 1862. Author unknown.
|436k||Line engraving published in "Harper's Weekly", 1862 depicting the Union gunboat USS Essex,
destroying the Rebel Iron-clad Ram CSS Arkansas, on the Mississippi River. Arkansas had been run ashore and burned to prevent capture when
her engines failed during this encounter with Essex, 6 August 1862.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 59042
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