P-003: Ruth Ferris Collection Prints

This part of the Ruth Ferris Collection contains prints, mostly lithographs taken from illustrated periodicals in the 19th century.
Herman T. Pott National Inland Waterways Library
Bombardment of Island No. 10
Bombardment of Island Number Ten by the mortar fleet, March 16, 1862. -- Sketched by Alexander Simplot. -- [ See page 219.] The gun-boat fleet dropping down stream to reconnoitre. Steamers towing mortar-boats into position.
Closing scene of the naval fight before Memphis
From Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War.

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