CSS Selma and USS Metacomet

This engraving by Robert Weir from Harper's Weekly, published on September 10, 1864, depicts the surrender of the CSS Selma, right, to the commander of the USS Metacomet during the Battle of Mobile Bay . The original caption read: The Rebel gunboat "Selma" surrendering to the United States steamer "Metacomet," August 5, 1864.

Photo courtesy of House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College

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