“Bombardment & Capture of Forts Walker & Beauregard, Port Royal, S.C. Nov. 7, 1861.” From J.T. Headley’s The Great Rebellion, A History of the Civil War in the United States. Connecticut: Hurlburt, Williams & Co., 1862-63. Ca 4 1/2 x 7. Engraving by Geo. E. Perine. Very good condition.
A number of publications were issued during the Civil War which included detailed engravings showing the battles and other events of the war. This fine engraving comes from J.T. Headley’s account of the war issued beginning in 1862. It shows the bombardment and then capture of Forts Walker & Beuregard in Port Royal, South Carolina.