31 October 1864: “After Ram had been sunk.”

Item Description:  A photograph of a sketch of the naval attack at Plymouth, N.C. on 31 October 1864. Inscription on the back describes the moment the sketch depicts. 18641031_01 18641031_02Item Citation: From Unit 3, in the Confederate Papers #172, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Item Transcription: (on the reverse of the sketch)

Sketch of Naval attack on Plymouth, N.C. 31 Oct. 1864. 

After Ram had been sunk, fleet is coming down the Roanoke, having gone up the Middle River, and turned down. 

Sketch by A. C. Shrant. U.S.- N. 1864.  

Photo at New Bern, N.C. 


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