View of the attack on Ford Hindman, Jan. 11th 1863.

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Title:View of the attack on Ford Hindman, Jan. 11th 1863.

Composite five sketches relating to the attack on Fort Hindman, a Confederate fort on the Arkansas River, in 1863. Each photo has a caption: View of the attack on Fort Hindman Jan. 11th 1863; the "Rattler," "Glide" and Ram "Monarch" having passed the Batteries. / Casemate No. 2 destroyed by the U.S. Gun Boat "Louisville." / Casemate No. 1 destroyed by the U.S. Gun Boat "Baron De Kalb." / Rear view of Casemate No. 2. / Appearance of Casemates before the attach. (Covered with the Rail-Road Iron.) The photo is 7 1/2 x 9 inches mounted on a 9 1/2 x 11 inch board.

Local identification number: ULPA 1986.87.84

Types:Albumen prints
Subjects:Composite drawings | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Forts & fortifications | Armored vessels | Gunboats | United States, Arkansas, Fort Hindman
Collection:General Orlando M. Poe Collection, 1836-ca. 1890
Institution:University of Louisville Libraries
Original Material:

7.5 x 9 in. b&w albumen print mounted on 9.5 x 11 in. board. Item Number ULPA 1986.87.84 in the General Orlando M. Poe Collection, University of Louisville Photographic Archives.

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