Civil War battleship steering wheel
|Description||A steam frigate steering wheel from the U.S.S. Minnesota which was built at the U.S. Washington Navy Yard, served in the East India Squadron, and participated in the engagement between the U.S.S. Monitor and the C.S.S. Virginia in 1862.
|Format||Content Category: artifacts
|Measurements||75.5 inches height Artifact alone.
78 inches width Artifact alone.
43 inches width Artifact alone.
82 inches height On mount.
59 inches width On mount.
93 inches length On mount.
|Creation||Made in U.S. Washington Navy Yard
Used by: East India Squadron
Made in U.S. Washington Navy Yard
Used during Civil War
Politics and government
U.S.S. Monitor ~ ship
Part/fragment of U.S.S. Minnesota ~ battleship
C.S.S. Virginia ~ ship
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
|Dates||Creation: Not earlier than 1854 - Not later than 1855
Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865
|Holding Type||3D Objects|