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From the moment the Merrimack and the Monitor - which had been built in just 101 days - waged their historic battle in Hampton Roads, observers noted that every other navy on earth was now obsolete.

Unknown location. Pontoon boats on wheeled carriages

Unknown location. Pontoon boats on wheeled carriages
Photographs of artillery, place and date unknown.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: Between 1860 and 1865
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-B8171-2557


James River, Va. Deck of Confederate gunboat Teaser

James River, Va. Deck of Confederate gunboat Teaser, captured by U.S.S. Maratanza, showing damage from shell fire
Photographs of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy -- the Federal Navy, 1861-1865.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: 1862 July 4.
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-B8171-0483


White House Landing, Va. View down river

White House Landing, Va. View down river, with supply vessels
Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the Peninsular Campaign, May-August 1862.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: 1862.
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-B8171-2489


Aquia Creek Landing, Va. Wharf

Aquia Creek Landing, Va. Wharf with transport and supplies
Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, Burnside and Hooker, November 1862-April 1863.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: Between 1860 and 1865
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-B8171-7643


On deck of the U.S.S. Pawnee

On deck of the U.S.S. Pawnee--off Charleston, S.C.
Starboard battery of Dahlgren 11-inch smooth-bore naval guns on left.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: photographed between 1861 and 1865, printed later
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZ62-94892 /span>


Yorktown, Va. Embarkation for White House

Yorktown, Va. Embarkation for White House Landing, Va.
Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the Peninsular Campaign, May-August 1862.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: 1862 May.
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-B8171-2363


Norfolk, Va. Steamer U.S.S. Fort Donelson

Norfolk, Va. Steamer U.S.S. Fort Donelson (former Confederate blockade runner Robert E. Lee)
Photographs of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy -- the Federal Navy, 1861-1865.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: 1864 December.
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-B8171-7416


Unknown location. Powder monkey by gun

Unknown location. Powder monkey by gun of U.S.S. New Hampshire off Charleston, S.C.
Photographs of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy -- the Federal Navy, 1861-1865.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: Between 1860 and 1865
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-B8171-4016


James River, Va. Monitor U.S.S. Onondaga

James River, Va. Monitor U.S.S. Onondaga; soldiers in rowboat in foreground
Photographs of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy -- the Federal Navy, 1861-1865.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: 1864.
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-B8171-2321


James River, Va. Sailors relaxing on deck

James River, Va. Sailors relaxing on deck of U.S.S. Monitor
Photographs of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy -- the Federal Navy, 1861-1865.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: 1862 July 9.
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-B8171-0490


James River, Va. Deck and turret

James River, Va. Deck and turret of U.S.S. Monitor
Photographs of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy -- the Federal Navy, 1861-1865.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: 1862 July 9.
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-B8171-0659


Double turreted monitor Onondaga

Double turreted monitor Onondaga, James River, Virginia
CREATED/PUBLISHED: between 1861 and 1865
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZ62-102118


Hampton Roads, Va. School ship U.S.S. Sabine

Hampton Roads, Va. School ship U.S.S. Sabine
Photographs of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy -- the Federal Navy, 1861-1865.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: 1864 December.
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-B8171-7415


U.S. iron clad gunboat Essex

U.S. iron clad gunboat Essex
CREATED/PUBLISHED: 1863 March.
REPRODUCTION NUMBER:LC-USZ62-117669


James River, Va. Deck of iron-clad gunboat Galena

James River, Va. Deck of iron-clad gunboat Galena, showing stack damaged by fire from Fort Darling, May 15, 1862
Photographs of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy -- the Federal Navy, 1861-1865.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: 1862 June.
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-B8171-0652


Washington, D.C. Ex-Confederate iron-clad ram Stonewall

Washington, D.C. Ex-Confederate iron-clad ram Stonewall at anchor; U.S. Capitol in the background
Photographs of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy -- the Federal Navy, 1861-1865.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: 1865 June.
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-B8171-7912


Drewry's Bluff, Va. Federal transports

Drewry's Bluff, Va. Federal transports with cargoes of artillery on the James
Photographs of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy -- the Federal Navy, 1861-1865.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: 1865 April.
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-B8171-1133


James River, Va. Sailors on deck

James River, Va. Sailors on deck of U.S.S. Monitor; cookstove at left
Photographs of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy -- the Federal Navy, 1861-1865.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: 1862 July 9.
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-B8171-0660


James River, Va. Schooners sunk

James River, Va. Schooners sunk to obstruct passage
Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the Army of the James, June 1864-April 1865.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: 1865.
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-B8171-2475


James River, Va. Butler's dredge-boat

James River, Va. Butler's dredge-boat, sunk by a Confederate shell on Thanksgiving Day, 1864
Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the Army of the James, June 1864-April 1865.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: Between 1860 and 1865
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-B8171-2550


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