CIVIL WAR BATTLE BEGAN ON THIS DAY IN 1862

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The Battle of Hampton Roads, often referred to as the Battle of the Monitor and
Merrimack was the first battle between two Ironclad warships and is considered
to be the most important naval battle of the Civil War. It was fought to a draw during
five-hours, ending early the following day on March 9th. The battle took place outside
a harbor in Virginia called Hampton Roads.   

 

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