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Civil War Photo - USS Monitor Catskill - Charleston, SC 1865

Civil War Photo - USS Monitor Catskill - Charleston, SC 1865

One hundred and fifty-one years after the Civil War ship the USS Monitor sank off the North Carolina coast, two unknown crewmen found in the ironclad’s turret were buried Friday evening at Arlington National Cemetery.    This 1862 photo provided by The Mariners' Museum shows crew sitting on the deck of the Civil War ironclad USS Monitor.

151 Years After They Perished At Sea, Civil War Soldiers Buried At Arlington National Cemetary

One hundred and fifty-one years after the Civil War ship the USS Monitor sank off the North Carolina coast, two unknown crewmen found in the ironclad’s turret were buried Friday evening at Arlington National Cemetery. This 1862 photo provided by The Mariners' Museum shows crew sitting on the deck of the Civil War ironclad USS Monitor.

CSS Virginia - the first steam-powered ironclad warship built by the Confederate navy during the first year of the Civil War; she was constructed as a casemate ironclad (as opposed to a turreted ironclad) using the raised and cut down original lower hull and engines of the scuttled steam frigate USS Merrimack and participated in the Battle of Hampton Roads, opposing the Union's USS Monitor in March 1862. The battle is chiefly significant in naval history as the first battle between…

CSS Virginia Limited Model Ship 34"

CSS Virginia - the first steam-powered ironclad warship built by the Confederate navy during the first year of the Civil War; she was constructed as a casemate ironclad (as opposed to a turreted ironclad) using the raised and cut down original lower hull and engines of the scuttled steam frigate USS Merrimack and participated in the Battle of Hampton Roads, opposing the Union's USS Monitor in March 1862. The battle is chiefly significant in naval history as the first battle between…

USS Canonicus was a single-turret monitor built for the United States Navy during the American Civil War, the lead ship of her class. The ship spent most of her first year in service stationed up the James River, where she could support operations against Richmond and defend against a sortie by the Confederate ironclads of the James River Squadron. She engaged Confederate artillery batteries during the year and later participated in both attacks on Fort Fisher, defending the approaches to…

USS Canonicus was a single-turret monitor built for the United States Navy during the American Civil War, the lead ship of her class. The ship spent most of her first year in service stationed up the James River, where she could support operations against Richmond and defend against a sortie by the Confederate ironclads of the James River Squadron. She engaged Confederate artillery batteries during the year and later participated in both attacks on Fort Fisher, defending the approaches to…

USS Monitor on the left approaches broadside to the CSS Virginia.Check it out!

USS Monitor on the left approaches broadside to the CSS Virginia.Check it out!

*CSS VIRGINIA ~ was the first steam-powered ironclad warship built by the Confederate States Navy during the 1st yr of the American Civil War; it was constructed as a casemate ironclad using the raised+cut down original lower hull+engines of the scuttled steam frigate USS Merrimack.VA was one of the participants in the Battle of Hampton Roads,opposing the Union's USS Monitor in March,1862.The battle is chiefly significant in naval history as the 1st battle between ironclads.

*CSS VIRGINIA ~ was the first steam-powered ironclad warship built by the Confederate States Navy during the 1st yr of the American Civil War; it was constructed as a casemate ironclad using the raised+cut down original lower hull+engines of the scuttled steam frigate USS Merrimack.VA was one of the participants in the Battle of Hampton Roads,opposing the Union's USS Monitor in March,1862.The battle is chiefly significant in naval history as the 1st battle between ironclads.

Spar torpedo boat USS Casco on the James River, Virginia, 1865

Spar torpedo boat USS Casco on the James River, Virginia, 1865

Images of USS Monitor, Civil War Ironclad: A Monitor With Two Turrets

Images of USS Monitor, Civil War Ironclad

Images of USS Monitor, Civil War Ironclad: A Monitor With Two Turrets

civil war shipwrecks north carolina | ... in Good Health Overall, but Historic Shipwreck Still Faces Threats

civil war shipwrecks north carolina | ... in Good Health Overall, but Historic Shipwreck Still Faces Threats

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