Battle of the Monitor and the Merrimac

Captain John Ericsson (Leslie's Illustrated News)

Black-and-white illustration from from Harper's Weekly, March 29, 1862 issue, showing Captain John Ericsson.

Caption: [Head-and-shoulders portrait of] Capt. John Ericsson, inventor and constructor of the steam, floating, iron-battery Monitor. From a photograph by Grey.

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

Portraits of Captain Ericsson also appeared in the March 29, 1862 issues of New York Illustrated News and Harper's Weekly.

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Last Updated: March 14, 2012