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Burnside Expedition at Hatteras Inlet

Black-and-white illustration from Harper's Weekly magazine, February 15, 1862 issue, showing four scenes from the Burnside Expedition.

Caption: The Burnside Expedition at Hatteras Inlet [four images]:

  1. Wreck of the Zouave in Hatteras Inlet;
  2. Horses of Rhode Island Artillery disembarking;
  3. Hotel deAfrique;
  4. Fort Hatteras [in foreground], Ft. Clark in the distance.

Sketched by Mr. Angelo Wiser – (See page 111 [for related story.])

Source: Illustration from Harper's Weekly, February 15, 1862, page 101

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Last Updated: February 8, 2012