Hampton Roads and Approaches

Description:

Map illustrating the site of the battle between the Monitor and the Merrimack during the Civil War including part of Chesapeake Bay, Hampton Roads harbor, and the surrounding areas. Cities, forts, railroads, and batteries are noted on the map and some depths are shaded. This map accompanies the War of the Rebellion papers which include documentation of the action between the ships which took place March 8-9, 1862. Scale 1:211,200 (5 statute miles per 1.5 inches)

Creator(s): United States. War Dept.
Location(s): United States - Virginia
Creation Date: [1898]  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
War of the Rebellion
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: [1898]
Coverage:
Place
United States - Virginia
Era
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1876
Date
March 1862
Description:

Map illustrating the site of the battle between the Monitor and the Merrimack during the Civil War including part of Chesapeake Bay, Hampton Roads harbor, and the surrounding areas. Cities, forts, railroads, and batteries are noted on the map and some depths are shaded. This map accompanies the War of the Rebellion papers which include documentation of the action between the ships which took place March 8-9, 1862. Scale 1:211,200 (5 statute miles per 1.5 inches)

Note:

"Hampton Roads and Approaches: Showing the scene of the battle between the Monitor and the Merrimack (C.S.S. Virginia)."

Physical Description:

1 map : col. ; 23 x 32 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Union Navy | Confederate Navy | navies | operations | squadrons | War of the Rebellion papers
Contributor(s):
Serial Title: The War of the Rebellion: Navy Records
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
War of the Rebellion
Relation (Is Part Of): Official records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion. Series 1, Volume 7., ark:/67531/metapth192842/
Identifier:
  • CALL-NO: W 45.5
  • OCLC: 5194016 |
  • LCCN: 06-35188
  • LCCN: sn 85-64154
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth284641
Resource Type: Map
Format: Image