Fort Macon Repossessed
date: May 17, 1862
full page wood engraving – matted
Fort Macon, on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, controlled sea access to Beaufort and Morehead City. Weakly defended, the Fort fell to General Burnside's bombardment from sea and land in a relatively bloodless battle.
source: Harper’s Weekly
image: 9 x 13 ¾″ mat: 16 x 20″