NH 42218 CSS Virginia destroying USS Congress, 8 March 1862

Photo #: NH 42218  CSS Virginia destroying USS Congress, 8 March 1862
Title: CSS Virginia destroying USS Congress, 8 March 1862
Description: Painting by Xanthus Smith, depicting Virginia at left, firing into the Congress. The masts of the sunken USS Cumberland are in the right background. Other Confederate warships are visible in the distance, toward the left. Collection of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1936. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 42218
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