Battle of Roanoke Island Online Exhibit

Attack on Roanoke Island

Black-and-white illustration from Harper's Weekly magazine, March 1, 1862 issue, showing Burnside Expedition Attack on Roanoke Island.

Caption: The Burnside Expedition – Attack on Roanoke Island by Commodore [Louis M.] Goldsborough's Gunboats, and Landing of Troops under Command of Generals [John G.] Foster, [Jesse L.] Reno and [John G. Parke] Parks. From a sketch by a correspondent – (See page 266 [for related story])

Source: Illustration from New York Illustrated News, March 1, 1862, pages 264-265

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Last Updated: February 8, 2012