Print showing a broadside view of the port side of the steam frigate U.S.S. Merrimack undersail near the entrance to New York harbor. Includes measurements for length, breadth, weight, and horse power.
Print showing a broadside view of the port side of the steam frigate U.S.S. Merrimack undersail near the entrance to New York harbor.
Scene from a Civil War naval battle. Smoke billows up and to the right at the collision of the Merrimac and Monitor in battle. Steamships circle in the background. Currier & Ives (American, active New York, 1857–1907)
Union success on the Civil War’s western front depended upon gaining control of the Mississippi and Ulysses S. Grant waged a series of campaigns to achieve this goal between 1861 and 1863. Published in Harper’s... more
Top illustration satirizing "reported alliance between the Mormons and Indians". Bottom illustration shows Jewish refugees from Russia with their belongings, in a marine terminal in the United States.
Print shows the Republican and monopolist allies raising a flag that states "Down with the Workingman and Up with the Tariff" in an artillery battery where they are aiming a cannon toward "Fort Labor" which is ... more