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July 9, 2012

“Deck and turret of U.S.S. Monitor James River, Va. July 9, 1862″

Filed under: Civil War Daybook — Lori Williamson @ 9:13 am

“Deck and turret of U.S.S. Monitor James River, Va. July 9, 1862″

Photograph: The USS “Monitor” after the fight with the “Merrimac” (ocurred Mar 8-9, 1862). View on deck looking forward on starboard side while ship was in the James River, Virginia.
Photograph Collection, Stereograph 7/9/1862
Location no. E425.11 r4
Negative no. 101693

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One Response to ““Deck and turret of U.S.S. Monitor James River, Va. July 9, 1862″”

  1. Tina Says:

    You can also see how the turret looks right now in its conservation tank. See the live webcams from the USS Monitor Center at The Mariners’ Museum in Newport News, VA.
    http://www.marinersmuseum.org/uss-monitor-center/conservation-uss-monitors-turret-webcam



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