Photo #: NH 2780
USS Monitor (1862)
View on deck looking forward on the starboard side, while the ship was in the James River, Virginia, 9 July 1862. The turret, with the muzzle of one of Monitor's two XI-inch Dahlgren smoothbore guns showing, is at left. Note crewmembers atop the turret and awning rigged on stanchions overhead.
Officers at right are (left to right): Third Assistant Engineer Robinson W. Hands, Acting Master Louis N. Stodder, Second Assistant Engineer Albert B. Campbell (seated) and Acting Volunteer Lieutenant William Flye (with binoculars).
This photograph forms a stereograph pair with Photo # NH 61923.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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21 March 2001