These two engravings were taken from weekly magazines published in the north. They can tell us a lot about how northerners viewed the C.S.S. Georgia and the strength of the Confederacy’s navy. Begin by clicking on the large yellow star, and then click on the smaller yellow dots to learn more.
The Confederate Ironclad Ram ‘Georgia,’ Frank Leslie’s Illustrated, December 27, 1862. From the U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph Collection, NH 58722.
The Rebel Iron-clad ‘Georgia,’ Harper’s Weekly, February 14, 1863. From the U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph Collection, NH 58721.