"The Great Fight Between the 'Merrimac' & 'Monitor', March 9th 1862."
Photo #: NH 42211 The Great Fight Between the 'Merrimac' & 'Monitor', March 9th 1862. The First Battle Between Iron Clad Ships of War. Lithograph by Currier & Ives, New York, 1862, From a sketch furnished by F. Newman of Norfolk, Va., depicting the action between USS Monitor and CSS Virginia (ex-USS Merrimack). Collection of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.