Identifying Human Remains from the USS Monitor

This week on The Civil War, American History TV visits the Mariners' Museum in Newport News, Virginia. The museum hosted a Civil War… read more

This week on The Civil War, American History TV visits the Mariners' Museum in Newport News, Virginia. The museum hosted a Civil War Navy Conference in early March to mark the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Hampton Roads, when for the first time, ironclads battled during the Civil War.

First, author and Naval Academy history professor Craig Symonds talks about the War along the Atlantic Coast. Then, David Alberg of the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary talks about the recovery and identification of human remains from the USS Monitor, the Union ship that faced off with the CSS Virginia near Hampton Roads in 1862. close

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Identifying Human Remains from the USS Monitor

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Program ID:
304841-3
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Newport News, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 24, 2012
Last Aired:
Apr 13, 2012

Airing Details

  • Mar 24, 2012 | 6:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 24, 2012 | 10:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 25, 2012 | 11:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 12, 2012 | 8:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 13, 2012 | 12:09am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 13, 2012 | 3:25am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 13, 2012 | 6:42am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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