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Battle of Hampton Roads Timeline (March 8th - 9th, 1862)


The Battle of Hampton Roads - made notable due to the clash of the ironclads CSS Virginia and USS Monitor - was an indecisive engagement for both sides.

There are a total of (11) Battle of Hampton Roads Timeline (March 8th - 9th, 1862) events in the CivilWarTimeline.net database. Entries are listed below by date-of-occurrence ascending (first-to-last). Other leading and trailing events are also included for perspective.

By-the-Numbers (Union (Strategic); Confederate (Tactical) Victory)
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Union Command: John Marston; John Worden
Union Army: United States Navy
Union Strength: 1 Ironclad; 5 Frigates
Union Casualties: 261

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Confederate Command: Franklin Buchanan; Catesby Roger Jones
Confederate Army: Confederate Navy
Confederate Strength: 1 Ironclad; 2 Warships; 3 Other Vessels
Confederate Casualties: 78
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