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NH 59223 "The Battle between the 'Monitor' and the 'Merrimac', in Hampton Roads, March 9, 1862"

Photo #: NH 59223  "The Battle between the 'Monitor' and the 'Merrimac', in Hampton Roads, March 9, 1862"
Title: "The Battle between the 'Monitor' and the 'Merrimac', in Hampton Roads, March 9, 1862"
Caption:
Description: Photo #: NH 59223 The Battle between the 'Monitor' and the 'Merrimac', in Hampton Roads, March 9, 1862 Line engraving published in Harper's Weekly, January-June 1862, page 237, based on a drawing by Sergeant Charles Worret, Twentieth Regiment New York Volunteers. The view looks approximately south, from over Fortress Monroe, and provides a panoramic view of the action, with many elements keyed to text below the picture. See Photo # NH 59223 (complete caption) for identification of the numbered features. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 59223
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