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USS Monitor versus the CSS Virginia
The Battle Between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia off Hampton Roads, VA - 09 March, 1862.
USS Monitor (L) engaging the CSS Virginia (R)
The 09 March 1862 battle between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia off Hampton Roads, VA
The CSS Virginia was formerly known as the USS Merrimac before it was captured and refitted as an ironclad ship.
Copy of engraving by Evans - Photo: United States Army
National Archives and Records Administration
Still Picture Branch, College Park, Maryland
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