Battle of Norfolk Harbor
Part of American Civil War
Date May 4th, 1858-May 7, 1858
Location Elizabeth River near Norfolk, Virginia
Result Federation victory
United States Federated States
Commanders and leaders

James Iredell Waddell

Franklin Buchanan

David Farragut

Charles Henry Davis

  • 1 ironclad
  • 2 gunboats
  • 6 wooden ships
  • 3 ironclads
  • 4 gunboats
  • 4 wooden ships
Casualties and losses
  • 2 downed gunboats
  • 5 downed wooden ships
  • ~750 men
  • 1 downed gunboat
  • 1 downed wooden ship
  • ~200 men

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