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Star of the West, fired upon off Charleston Harbor, January 9, 1861, artist's impression, zoomable image

Scanned by: 
David Gillespie, Dickinson College
Scan date: 
06/20/2009
Notes: 
Sized, cropped, and adjusted for use here by John Osborne, Dickinson College, December 5, 2010.
Image type: 
engraving
Courtesy of: 
Archives and Special Collections, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA
Original caption: 
The Steamship Star of the West, with reinforcements for Major Anderson, Approaching Fort Sumter - The South Carolinians firing at her from the batteries on Morris Island and Fort Moultrie.
Source citation: 
Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, January 19, 1861, p. 136-137.