Battle of Hampton Roads, Sinking of USS Cumberland, 1862
RM2F61AXFBattle of Hampton Roads, Sinking of USS Cumberland, 1862
Vintage illustration circa 1862 of the Confederate casemate ironclad CSS Virginia/CSS Merrimack sinking the frigate USS Cumberland off Newport News Virginia during the Battle of Hampton Roads on March 8th 1862
RF2GN7E1XVintage illustration circa 1862 of the Confederate casemate ironclad CSS Virginia/CSS Merrimack sinking the frigate USS Cumberland off Newport News Virginia during the Battle of Hampton Roads on March 8th 1862
Sinking of the ironclad warship USS Monitor, Battle of Hampton Roads, American Civil War, 1862
RM2B1E9H5Sinking of the ironclad warship USS Monitor, Battle of Hampton Roads, American Civil War, 1862
US Civil War, Battle of Hampton Roads, on March 9, 1862, the first engagement between ironclad gunboats. USS Monitor and CSS Virginia (formerly the USS Merrimac) are engaged in combat, with other ships nearby. At left is the USS Cumberland, sinking, an event that took place on March 8th, the day previous to the ironclad battle at center. The USS Minnesota at far right, was engaged in the ironclad battle of March 9th  (BSLOC 2018 8 19)
RM2BAC8K8US Civil War, Battle of Hampton Roads, on March 9, 1862, the first engagement between ironclad gunboats. USS Monitor and CSS Virginia (formerly the USS Merrimac) are engaged in combat, with other ships nearby. At left is the USS Cumberland, sinking, an event that took place on March 8th, the day previous to the ironclad battle at center. The USS Minnesota at far right, was engaged in the ironclad battle of March 9th (BSLOC_2018_8_19)
Sinking of the ironclad warship USS Monitor, Battle of Hampton Roads, American Civil War, 1862
RM2B1E9B6Sinking of the ironclad warship USS Monitor, Battle of Hampton Roads, American Civil War, 1862
US Civil War, Battle of Hampton Roads, March 8, 1862, when the CSS Virginia attacked five Union ships. Her first kill was the USS Cumberland, which was rammed below the waterline and sank quickly with 121 seamen. Next she attacked the USS Congress, killing 120 sailors. Three other Union ships ran aground to escape shelling. In all, 400 Union men were killed, 2 ships lost, 3 disabled. March 8 was the US Navy's worst day until the World War 2 attack on Pearl Harbor  (BSLOC 2018 8 27)
RM2BAC8KRUS Civil War, Battle of Hampton Roads, March 8, 1862, when the CSS Virginia attacked five Union ships. Her first kill was the USS Cumberland, which was rammed below the waterline and sank quickly with 121 seamen. Next she attacked the USS Congress, killing 120 sailors. Three other Union ships ran aground to escape shelling. In all, 400 Union men were killed, 2 ships lost, 3 disabled. March 8 was the US Navy's worst day until the World War 2 attack on Pearl Harbor (BSLOC_2018_8_27)