Embarkation of Gen. McClernand’s Brigade at Cairo – Advance of the Great Mississippi Expedition Jan. 1862
date: Feb. 1, 1862
full page wood engraving – matted
Geenral McLernand commanded 32,000 men and a naval flotilla which included ironclads, gunboats, transports and steamers for the Expedition with the eventual aim of capturing Vicksburg.
source: Harper’s Weekly
9 x 13 ¾″ mat: 16 x 20″