Scene off City Point, James River, Virginia
shortly after the action of 15 May 1862 Sketch, possibly by Edward H. Schmidt (a crewman on USS Mahaska). Items identified by numbers include: 1. USS Mahaska; 2. Schooner N.C. Claver; 3. tug Dragon; 4. USS Monitor; 5. USS Wachusett; 6. chartered steamer; 7. a schooner; 8. a gunboat; 9. USS Galena, disabled; 10. City Point, James River, abandoned. Sketch was received from Mrs. W.L. Smith, of Savannah, Georgia, with her letter dated 26 August 1933. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.