Siege of Yorktown

Sketches Around Fortress Monroe

Black and white illustration from New York Illustrated News (May 1862) showing a composite of six scenes sketched in and around Fortress Monroe during the American Civil War.

Caption: Sketches around Fortress Monroe, by our special artist, A. Lumley. See page 26 [for related story].

Sketches include:

  1. Monitor;
  2. Old Point Comfort, Fortress Monroe;
  3. Naugatuck;
  4. Advance on Yorktown;
  5. [Interior of] Hospital;
  6. Contrabands selling fish, etc.

Source: Illustration from New York Illustrated News, May 17, 1862, page 20.

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Last Updated: July 12, 2012