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NH 42212 "Desperate Encounter Between the Ericsson Battery 'Monitor' 2 Guns, and the 'Merrimac' 12 Guns"

Photo #: NH 42212  "Desperate Encounter Between the Ericsson Battery 'Monitor' 2 Guns, and the 'Merrimac' 12 Guns"
Title: "Desperate Encounter Between the Ericsson Battery 'Monitor' 2 Guns, and the 'Merrimac' 12 Guns"
Caption:
Description: Photo #: NH 42212 Desperate Encounter Between the Ericsson Battery 'Monitor' 2 Guns, and the 'Merrimac' 12 Guns In Hampton Roads, March 9th 1862. In Which the 'Monitor' was Victorious. The 'Merrimac' Being Finally Towed Off in a Disabled Condition Contemporary print, 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.
Catalog #: NH 42212
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