Photo #: NH 1057
CSS Virginia's Last Engagement, 8 May 1862
Painting after a sketch made on the scene by Colonel Samuel Wetherill, 11th Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry, depicting the Virginia's sortie to challenge Federal ships that had been bombarding the Confederate batteries at Sewall's Point.
Presented by Mrs. M.K.W. Davis, Colonel Wetherill's daughter, 15 June 1939.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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9 May 2001