Photo #: NH 1557-A
Fort Fisher Operation, December 1864 -- January 1865
Ships of the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron departing Hampton Roads, Virginia, en route to attack Fort Fisher, North Carolina, in December 1864. The ships present are (from left to right):
A twin-turret monitor, probably USS Monadnock;
USS New Ironsides and a steam sloop of war.
This image is cropped from Photo # NH 1557.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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28 August 2001