Battle of Hampton Roads

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American Civil War
War of Northern Aggression
Begun March 8, 1862
Ended March 9, 1862
USS Monitor
Commander LT John L. Worden, USN
CSS Virginia (ex USS Merrimac)
Commander CAPT Franklin Buchanan, CSN

The Battle of Hampton Roads was a two-day naval engagement of the American Civil War, and was fought in the waters off Hampton, Virginia. This battle is remarkable for fight between two ironclad warships: USS Monitor, and CSS Virginia (this is a stub, which will be filled by 10 April 2007).