Duel of the Ironclads: The Monitor Vs. the Virginia

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On March 9, 1862, two unusual-looking iron-clad warships faced each other inbattle and changed naval warfare forever. When the American Civil War began, warships were still made of wood. Early in the war the Southern Confederates salvaged the sunken Union ship Merrimack, built an iron structure on the deck, and renamed her the CSS Virginia. When they were finished she was a brand new kind of warship-an ironclad. The Northern Union had also been secretly racing to build their own ironclad, the USS Monitor. The two ships were ...

Duel of the Ironclads: The Monitor vs. the Virginia 2007, Walker & Company, New York

ISBN-13: 9780802795625

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Duel of the Ironclads: The Monitor Vs. the Virginia 2003, Walker & Company, New York

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Duel of the Ironclads: The Monitor Vs. the Virginia 2003, Walker & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780802788436

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