Description: This is an illustration of the "Jacob Strader," a steamboat mail packet on the Louisville and Cincinnati mail line. The "Jacob Strader" was a troop carrier during the Civil War and was dismantled in 1866.
Creator/Photographer: Unidentified photographer
Medium: Black and white photographic print
Collection: U.S. Mail Packets and Boats
Repository: National Postal Museum
Accession number: A.2006-95
Persistent URL: arago.si.edu/index.asp?con=2&cmd=1&id=194347