Battle of Arkansas Post

Bombardment and capture of Fort Hindman at Arkansas Post (Arkansas County), as depicted in a Currier & Ives print; circa early 1900s. Ships participating in the bombardment included USS Baron De Kalb; USS Cincinnati; USS Louisville; USS Black Hawk; and USS Rattler.

Print illustration battleships attack shoreline bunkers soldiers town on cliff  background

Courtesy of Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division