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USS MONITOR historical research - Battle of Hampton Roads
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: color slide
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Place made: United States
Date made: 1974-04
Materials: 35mm film; cardboard
Site location: Cape Hatteras, NC
Measurements: 2" x 2"
Representation of the sea battle in Hampton Roads between USS MONITOR and USS MERRIMAC (CSS VIRGINIA), on March 9, 1862; likley an image from "Harper's Weekly". (CC)