HARPER’S WEEKLY, NEW YORK, MARCH 22, 1862 – MONITOR & MERRIMAC

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Vol. VI.—No. 273. 16 pp. [177-192], four columns, with numerous stories, illustrations and cartoons. Front cover features story/portrait of “Lieutenant Worden, U.S.N., Commanding the “Monitor”, and well as a sketch of “The Ericsson Steel-Clad Battery “Monitor”—[see page 188]”. Centerfold features dramatic upper and lower illustrations—“The Rebel Steamer “Merrimac” Running Down the Frigate “Cumberland “Off Newport News.”---“The Ericsson Battery “Monitor Driving Off the “Merrimac”-See Page 183.”

Exhibits evidence of having been in a bound volume at some point. Else very good, clean condition. This is the Harper’s Weekly issue covering the most consequential naval battle of the Civil War.    [jp/lcd]

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