The campaign in Kentucky--The national troops under General Johnston advancing on the Louisville and Nashville Turnpike, overtaken by the equipage and baggage train on the Louisville and Nashville Railroad / from a sketch by our special artist with General Buell's command. The campaign on the Potomac--Unsuccessful attempt of the Rebels to destroy dam no. 5, on the upper Potomac, near Williamsport, Maryland, December 1861 / from a sketch by Capt. Henry Bacon of the 13th Massachusetts volunteers.
The campaign on the Potomac - unsuccessful attempt of the Rebels to destroy dam no. 5, on the upper Potomac, near Williamsport, Maryland, December 1861 / from a sketch by Capt. Henry Bacon for the 13th Massachusetts Volunteers.
Print shows Union troops defending a dam on the Potomac against attack by Confederate forces.
Plate no. 2, showing the plan for sections A thru H, weirs no. 1 thru 3, pool level, navigable pass, abutment, and piers no. 1 thru 3, as well as the lock and lock keeper's house.
Print shows a dam constructed by Union troops to raise the water level to a depth that would enable Union ironclads to continue on the Red River at Alexandria, Louisiana.