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NH 59222 "The Rebel Steamer 'Merrimac' running down the Frigate 'Cumberland' off Newport News"

Photo #: NH 59222  "The Rebel Steamer 'Merrimac' running down the Frigate 'Cumberland' off Newport News"
Title: "The Rebel Steamer 'Merrimac' running down the Frigate 'Cumberland' off Newport News"
Caption:
Description: Photo #: NH 59222 The Rebel Steamer 'Merrimac' running down the Frigate 'Cumberland' off Newport News Line engraving, published in the Harper's Weekly, January-June 1862, pages 184-185, depicting CSS Virginia (ex-USS Merrimack) ramming USS Cumberland, 8 March 1862. USS Congress and the bow of a Confederate gunboat are shown at right. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 59222
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