Creator

Date Original

1861-1865

Description

Photograph of the steamboat Des Arc on fire on the White River near DeValls Bluff with Gunboat 25 nearby. The Des Arc's construction began in Paducah, Kentucky, in 1860 and was finished in Memphis by 1862. After the war, the steamboat was rebuilt and continued to run on the White River until 1871.

Physical Description

Photographic Negative, 4.75" x 3.75"

Subjects

Civil War; War; Steamboats; Rivers

Geographical Area

White River, Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

G5658.04

Collection

General photo file

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Steamboat Des Arc on fire, General photo file, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

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