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The image depicts a scene from the battle of Hampton Roads, where the USS Monitor and USS Merrimac (rechristened as the CSS Virginia) went head-to-head in battle. This battle is said to have introduced a new era of naval warfare.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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11 X 8 1/2 inches
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Hampton Roads, Battle of, Va., 1862; Merrimac (Steamer); Monitor (Ironclad)
reproduction (derivative object)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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