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USS MONITOR, historical representation (Cape Hatteras, NC)

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: color slide
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Place made: United States
Date made: 1974-08-
Materials: 35mm film; cardboard
Site location: Cape Hatteras, NC
Measurements: 2" x 2"

Historical representation of Captain Erickson being struck by shrapnel while on board the ironclad warship USS MONITOR in the 1860s. (CC)


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