Want to Browse 8,800 Historic Naval Gun Files?

NARA’s Cartographic Branch recently completed more than 8,880 item descriptions for one of its highly referenced naval series, Construction and Design Drawings of Guns, Related Machinery and Parts, 1862-1921, which includes plans for the gun carriages housed within USS Monitor’s turret, among others. 

XI In. Gun Carriage in Turret of Monitor. (National Archives Identifier 149281932)

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