Duel of the Ironclads: USS Monitor and CSS Virginia at Hampton Roads 1862

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Duel of the Ironclads: USS Monitor and CSS Virginia at Hampton Roads 1862 - Konstam, Angus, Dr.

When ironclad USS Monitor steamed out to meet CSS Virginia on 9 March 1862, the face of naval warfare was changed forever. A four-hour duel left neither ship victorious, but in the wake of the battle wooden warships were rendered obsolete. This work details the clash & traces the development of ironclads.

Duel of the Ironclads: USS Monitor and CSS Virginia at Hampton Roads 1862 2003, Osprey Publishing (UK)

ISBN-13: 9781841767215

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