The two American warships that fought the first engagement between iron ships. The battle took place on the James River at the Battle of Hampton Roads. It was arguably a turning point for naval warfare, ending the era of wooden military vessels.
The Sinking of the USS Cumberland
The Strangest Race, Mort Kunstler framed canvas
mort kunstler civil war paintings | JEB Stuart & Major John Pelham, White House, VA, June 29, 1862
CW1511 - Capture of New Orleans | New Orleans surrendered on April 25th 1862 and the giant ironclads Louisiana and Mississippi were lost. www.charrisonconroy.com
The ironclad C.S.S. Virginia steams from Gosport Navy Yard with tenders C.S.S. Teaser and C.S.S. Jamestown to engage Union Fleet at Hampton Roads, Virginia, March 8, 1862.
Marston Moor, 1644: Lord Goring relieves York at the head of Newcastle's Horse
1865 Picture of the arrival of the freedmen and their families at Baltimore, Maryland. Beautifully hand colored wood engraving titled, "Arrival of the Freedmen and Their Families at Baltimore, Maryland-An Everyday Scene," from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. Shows scene of the arrival of the freed men and their families at Baltimore, Maryland. 11 x 16in. $80
Images of USS Monitor, Civil War Ironclad
Images of USS Monitor, Civil War Ironclad: The Historic Clash of Ironclads