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This undated paper by William Ray Heitzman of Villanova University was distributed by the Weehawken Historical Society. It describes the exploits of the Union monitor Weehawken. This item is in the collection of the Weehawken Historical Commission.
This photograph shows either the Bremen or the Main being scrapped on the Weehawken flats after it burned in the great Hoboken fire of June 30, 1900. This image is courtesy of Billy Rapacki, a Weehawken resident who spotted it at a yard sale.
The caption of this black and white photo reads: Weehawken has ship graveyard! Along a goodly stretch of the West bank of the Hudson River, just north of Weehawken, New Jersey is to be found a typical graveyard - the last resting place for forgotten…
Two black and white photographs of the Monitor "Weehawken", the Sunday before she was sunk in Charleston, South Carolina. The crew of the ship stands on the deck of this Civil War ironclad. The ship sank on December 6, 1863. Photograph taken by Sam…
This Civil War song sheet celebrates the heroism of the Union ironclads, led by the Weehawken, in the battle of Charleston.THE BATTLE AT CHARLESTON HARBOR By A. ANDERSON, PHILADELPHIA.TUNE AS SUNG TO NAPOLEON'S GRAVE.On the seventh day of April, in…
This telegram from Major General John Dix to President Abraham Lincoln regarding movements of Union Ironclad ships, including the USS Weehawken. Found by Bernie Zempolich.
A resolution of the US Senate directing that it receives copies of all of the papers and reports regarding the sinking of the Union Monitor Weehawken.
Colored photo postcard of an aerial view of the Helix connecting the Lincoln Tunnel and Route 495.