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NH 55328 Burning of USS Congress, 8 March 1862

Photo #: NH 55328  Burning of USS Congress, 8 March 1862
Title: Burning of USS Congress, 8 March 1862
Description: Line engraving after a painting by J.O. Davidson, published 1892 with the permission of C. Klackner, New York. It depicts Congress burning, with crewmen swimming toward shore, after she was attacked by CSS Virginia, which is visible in the right background. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 55328
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