Destruction of Fort Ocracoke on Beacon Island entrance to Pamplico [sic] Sound by an expedition under command of Lieut Eastman of the Pawnee, Sept. 17th
Broadside view of tugboat in foreground near burning fort, buildings indicating town in background.
Title inscribed below image.
Inscribed left margin: Lighthouse Ocracoke. Inscribed above town: Portsmouth. Inscribed above title: From a sketch by Lieu Le Rony. Inscribed right above title: Tugboat Fanny.
J.P. Morgan; Gift; 1919.
Location of file print: Civil War Drawings File 1861.
Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.
Published in: New York Illustrated News, 7 October 1861, p. 361, as: Destruction of Fort Ocracoke, on Beacon Island, at the Entrance of Pamplico Sound, Sept. 17, 1861, by an Expedition under Command of Lieut. Eastman, of the Pawnee. From a sketch by Lieut. Le Rony.