Battle of Roanoke Island Online Exhibit

Explosion of a Cannon on Board the Gunboat Hetzel

Black-and-white illustration from New York Illustrated News, March 15, 1862 issue, showing explosion of a cannon on board the Gunboat Hetzel.

Caption: Explosion of a Cannon on Board the Gunboat Hetzel, During the Engagement with Fort Bartow, Roanoke Island. Sketched by J. Bentley. – (See page 298 [for related story])

Source: Illustration from New York Illustrated News, March 15, 1862, page 297

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Last Updated: February 8, 2012