"Mobile Bay" Print
- Contributor: Unknown
- Year: 1865
- Themes: Maps, US Civil War
- Vertical Portrait Orientation
- Art Type: Fine art print, canvas, framed wall art, giclee print
- Country of Origin: USA
- All canvases ship ready to hang on 3/4 in. wood stretchers (2
in. for Heavy Duty), with the exception of unstretched canvas
Map shows route taken by Union Admiral Farragut in August 1864
as well as that in March 1865, when his fleet provided naval
support to land forces under Frederick Steele and E.R.S. Camby.
Camby captured Spanish Fort and Blakely, across the bay from
Mobile, entering that city on April 18. This map pays attention to
the Confederates use of spikes and torpedoes (naval mines) as
defenses against an invasion by water.