Ironclads of the Civil War
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Published by American Heritage in New York .
Written in English


  • Confederate States of America. -- Navy -- History -- Juvenile literature,
  • United States. -- Navy -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Armored vessels -- Juvenile literature,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations -- Juvenile literature

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Edition Notes


Other titlesAmerican heritage.
Statementby the editors of American Heritage, The Magazine of History. Author : Frank R. Donovan ; consultant : Bruce Catton.
GenreJuvenile literature
SeriesAmerican Heritage junior library
The Physical Object
Pagination153 p. :
Number of Pages153
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23266885M
LC Control Number64015579

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Battle of the Ironclads brings to life the dramatic events which occurred in Hampton Roads on March 8 and 9, This first battle between armored vessels, often called the Monitor-Merrimack engagement, is perhaps the most significant naval event of the entire Civil War/5. Product details Series: Maritime Currents: History and Archaeol Hardcover: pages Publisher: University Alabama Press; First edition (August 7, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: 6 x x 9 inches Shipping Weight: pounds Reviews: 8. of results for Books: "the battle of the ironclads" Skip to main search results Amazon Prime. Eligible for Free Shipping. The Battle of the Ironclads (VA) (Civil War History Series) by John V. Quarstein | Aug 1, out of 5 stars 5. Paperback. Ironclads and Columbiads recounts the exciting battles and events that shook the coast of North Carolina during America's bloodiest war. Throughout the Civil War, North Carolina's coast was of great strategic importance to the Confederacy. Its well-protected coastline offered a perfect refuge for privateers who sallied forth and captured so many Union merchant vessels in4/5.

Get this from a library! Ironclads of the Civil War. [Frank R Donovan; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)] -- The race between the North and South during the Civil War to build and perfect ironclads; the battles between the Monitor and Merrimac and their effect on naval ship design. Ironclads of the Civil War by Frank Robert Donovan, , American Heritage Pub. Co.; book trade and institutional distribution by Harper & Row edition, in English - 1st :   Civil War Ironclads supplies the first comprehensive study of one of the most ambitious programs in the history of naval shipbuilding. In constructing its new fleet of ironclads, William H. Roberts explains, the U.S. Navy faced the enormous engineering challenges of a /5(6).   Civil War expert Robert MacBride charts the history of the ironclads of the Civil War, heavily illustrated with plans and diagrams. The battle between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia (nee Merrimack), at Hampton Roads was neither the beginning nor the end of the story of the ironclad warships in the Civil : Golden Springs Publishing.