Battle of the Monitor and the Merrimac
The first naval battle in Hampton Roads
Landmarks and ships are labeled, from left to right, as: Sewell's Point, Craney Island, Rebel Steamer Merrimac, Rebel Steamer Jamestown, Rebel Steamer Yorktown, U.S. Ship Cumberland, U.S. Ship Congress, Newport News.
Caption: The first naval battle in Hampton Roads, between the Rebel iron-plated steamers Merrimac, Yorktown and Jamestown, and the United States wooden sailing frigates Cumberland and Congress – Sinking of the Cumberland by a blow from the Merrimac, Saturday, March 8 – From a sketch by our special artist at Newport News – See page 289 [for related story]
Source: Illustration from Leslie's Illustrated News, March 22, 1862, pages 296-297