0verall: 52.2 x 130.4mm (2 1/16 x 5 1/8 in.)
Paper tag: "PIECE OF THE/MONITOR."
Two conjoined metal pieces; according to the label affixed to one, these are pieces of the ironclad vessel, U.S. S. Monitor, which defeated the Confederate vessel Merrimac in 1862.
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.