The Story of the Legendary Civil War Ironclad and the Man Whose Invention Changed the Course of History

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Baker & Taylor
Describes the origins and development of the Monitor, the ironclad Union ship that engaged the Confederate Merrimac in an epic 1862 naval battle that forever changed the course of ship design and technology.

Book News
A gracefully crafted popular history of the personalities, origins, agonies of the ironclads that slugged it out at Hampton Roads. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

& Taylor

Examines John Ericsson's creation of the ironclad ship, and describes the events leading up to its Civil War battle with the Merrimac

Publisher: New York : Walker, 1997
ISBN: 9780802713308
Branch Call Number: 973.757 DEK
Characteristics: vii, 247 p. : ill., maps ; 19 cm


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