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Photo - Close-up of grapeshot (right) from an American Revolution sketch of artillery devices (Wikipedia)
|223k||"The Great Expedition -- The Vessels at Anchor at Hampton Roads Previous to the Departure". Line engraving published in Harper's Weekly,
July-December 1861 volume, page 725. It consists of two views of Flag Officer DuPont's squadron at Hampton Roads, VA., prior to leaving, 29 October 1861 to capture Port Royal, S.C.
Ships and geographical features, as identified below the images, are (upper engraving, from left to right):
steamer SS Marion,
steamer SS Ben Deford,
USS Pawnee, and
new ("90-Day") gunboats. (lower engraving, from left to right):
steam tug (foreground),
steamer Winfield Scott,
steamer SS Baltic,
USS R.B. Forbes,
steamer SS Oriental,
steamer SS Matanzas,
steamer SS Philadelphia,
and the Rip Raps.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo #: NH 59317
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