Battle of the Monitor and the Merrimac

Lieutenant John L. Worden, U.S.N. (Leslie's Illustrated News)

Black-and-white illustration from Leslie's Illustrated News, March 29, 1862 issue, showing portrait of Lieutenant John L. Worden commander of the Monitor.

Caption: [Portrait of] Lieut. John L. Worden, U.S.N., commanding the Ericsson floating battery Monitor, in her engagement with the Rebel iron-clad steamer Merrimac, in Hampton Roads, March 9 – [See] page 315 [for related story]

Source: Illustration from Leslie's Illustrated News, March 29, 1862, page [305]

A similar portrait of Lieutenant Worden appeared in the March 22 issue of Harper's Weekly.

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Last Updated: March 14, 2012