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Malvern Hill
Union Naval Engagement
Civil War Virginia


American Civil War
July 2, 1862


Depiction of the ironclads USS Monitor and USS Galena bombarding Confederate forces as Union General McClellan's army withdraws following the Battle of Malvern Hill, 2 July 1862.

The other two ships visible are probably USS Aroostook (beyond Monitor's bow) and USS Jacob Bell (behind Monitor, at left).

United States Navy Gunboats Covering The Retreat at Malvern Hill Virginia


Engraving after a drawing by C. Parsons, published by Virtue, Yorston & Company, New York, circa the later 19th Century.
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