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Title Exterior view of Fort Clinch March 4th 1862
Object Name Magazine
Scope & Content Original page from Frank Leslie's magazine

Exterior view of Fort Clinch, on Amelia Island, Fla., commanding the harbor of Fernandina, captured by the Federal Land and Naval Forces under Commodore DuPont and General Wright. March 4th, 1862.


More than a generation has passed away since the last battle of the Civil War was fought, and since the victorious armies of the Union passed in review on the 22nd and 23rd of May, 1865, before the President of the United States in the City of Washington.

This picture has been reproduced from the original made by Frank Leslie's corp of was artists. This picture was drawn and engraved directly from sketches made on the scene of battle by the most famous artists of the time, and can therefore be relied upon as absolutely accurate. They are really the most authentic Civil War Illustrations that have ever been publiished.

Nothing recalls the past so forcibly as pictures of the scenes taken at the time and on the very spot.

Catalog Number 1997.017.001
Collection AIMH
Accession number 1997.017
Caption Exterior view of Fort Clinch
Number of images 2
People DuPont (Commodore)
Wright (General)
Search Terms Fort Clinch
Subjects United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Forts & fortifications
Classification War