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Object Name Model, Ship
Title CSS Virginia
Catalog Number 0985.13.00312
Description The black ship's model has wooden hull painted green. The upper deck is plated with metal held on with tacks and painted flat black. The deck level is mounted with cannon, ladders, chains, horn, blue swallowtail falg with crossed star lines, and cleats. A wooden stand is also painted a green-black.
Dimensions H-15 W-7 L-35 inches
Owned John T. Capps
Owner Regiment CSS Virginia
Made John T. Capps
Provenance John T. Capps, a former crewmember, made this model of the CSS Virginia.
People Capps, John T.
Search Terms Battle of Hampton Roads
Confederate States Navy
Subjects navies
Iron-clad vessels
Ironclads
Model ships
Models