The Ships and Men Who Fought the Battles

Both sides had many men who bravely risked their lives for their cause. These pages can not tell you about them all or even many of them. These pages will record interesting information about them as it becomes available.

Information about Navy ranks and jobs can be found at the Navy History site. See also abbreviations and ratings.

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I hope all that have pictures or stories to tell will contribute what they can here. I will give you credit, or keep your name private, as you wish. Although my primary interest is the Virginia, I will happily report on the others involved, whether they be in the Confederate Army or Navy, the United States Army or Navy, civilians, or foreign citizens. If you have anything to contribute, please contact

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Massachusetts 3rd Regiment Infantry was at Norfolk on April 20, 1861, on the USS Pawnee for the destruction of the Gosport navy yard.

Union troops in the Hampton Roads area on March 8-9th, 1862, included

During the March to May, 1862, a number of troops were moved into and through the Hampton Roads area.

Involved in the capture of Norfolk and Portsmouth, May 10, 1862:

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