Battle of Roanoke Island Online Exhibit

Landing of the national troops

Black-and-white illustration from Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, March 8, 1862 issue, showing landing of the national troops.

Caption: The Burnside Expedition – Landing of the national troops on Roanoke Island, under cover of the Union gunboats Delaware and Picket, Friday, February 7 – From a sketch by our special artist – (See page 251 [for related story])

Source: Illustration from Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, March 8, 1862, page 245

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Last Updated: February 8, 2012