My Cart

Flag Officer Josiah Tattnall: Last Commander of CSS Virginia

Friday, June 14, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

In Person | Virtual

Attend this Event


John V. Quarstein
Director emeritus of the USS Monitor Center

About the Lecture

Josiah Tattnall served with distinction in the US Navy from 1813 to 1861, fighting at the battles of Craney Island and Taku Forts. The flag officer would join the Confederate Navy, His service included commanding CSS Virginia and Savannah squadrons; despite this, he never attained the success of his previous US Navy career.

Registration information:

Location: Explorers Theater
Seating is limited. Advance registration is required.

John V. Quarstein

In person

Free for Museum Members.
Included in $1 admission.


This lecture is livestreamed
and free to watch online.

Contact Us

For additional assistance, questions, or support:

Guest Relations
[email protected]
(757) 596-2222

Image credit:

Captain Josiah Tattnall, CSN. Courtesy Naval History and Heritage Command, NH 66595.

Scroll to Top