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USS Monitor NH 73688

Photo #: NH 73688  USS Monitor (1862-62)
Title: USS Monitor (1862-62)
Description: Crewmembers cooking on deck, in the James River, Virginia, 9 July 1862. Photographed by James F. Gibson. This view looks forward from the port quarter, with the port side blower hatch in the foreground, the two smokestacks in the middle distance and the turret beyond. The sailor standing atop the turret is holding a telescope. Note cookstove supported on bricks at left and awning above the turret. Courtesy of the Library of Congress. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 73688
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