Engagement at St. Charles

Line engraving after a sketch by Alexander Simplot, published in Harper’s Weekly; 1862. The Engagement at St. Charles, between Federal gunboats and Confederate shore batteries, took place on June 17, 1862.

drawing of steamboats in a river, labeled "Mound City. Battle at St. Charles, White River, Arkansas--Explosion of the Mound City."

Courtesy of the U.S. Navy Historical Center