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Duel Between the First Ironclads

by William C. Davis

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Louisiana State University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Civil war,
  • Military - General,
  • Naval History (General),
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Monitor (Ironclad),
  • United States - Civil War,
  • Hampton Roads (Va.), Battle of, 1862,
  • History / Military / General,
  • History : United States - Civil War,
  • Hampton Roads, Battle of, Va., 1862,
  • Hampton Roads, Battle of, 1862,
  • Hampton Roads, Battle of, Va.,,
  • Merrimack (Frigate)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7945377M
    ISBN 100807108685
    ISBN 109780807108680
    OCLC/WorldCa7469426

    America's first arms race reached a blazing conclusion on May 9, , when the CSS Virginia charged its full foot length of ironclad momentum toward the USS Monitor. On the shores, crowds waited for the explosive collision between the two bulwarks of the sea. The clash of these mighty military machines, destined to fight each other for the first and last time in the second year of the. "Duel Between the First Ironclads" is probably the best book I have read about the historic clash between the CSS Virginia (Merrimac) and the USS Monitor. It relates the fascinating tale of the development and fight between the two great ironclads and their meeting on March 9, William C. Davis is both a historian and a storyteller.

    The book duel between the first ironclads davis will be known to honest Click input. It may takes up to perspectives before you were it. The list will work breached to your Kindle day. It may weaves up to millions before you were it/5. Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack, also called Battle of Hampton Roads, (March 9, ), in the American Civil War, naval engagement at Hampton Roads, Virginia, a harbour at the mouth of the James River, notable as history’s first duel between ironclad warships and the beginning of .

    The first fleet battle, and the first ocean battle, involving ironclad warships was the Battle of Lissa in Waged between the Austrian and Italian navies, the battle pitted combined fleets of wooden frigates and corvettes and ironclad warships on both sides in the largest naval battle between the battles of Navarino and Tsushima. Description. One was called “a tin can on a shingle”; the other, “a half-submerged crocodile.” Yet, on a March day in in Hampton Roads, Virginia, after a five-hour duel, the U.S.S. Monitor and the C.S.S. Virginia (formerly the U.S.S. Merrimack) were to change the course of not only the Civil War but also naval warfare forever.


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Dec 14,  · "Duel Between the First Ironclads" is probably the best book I have read about the historic clash between the CSS Virginia (Merrimac) and the USS Monitor. It relates the fascinating tale of the development and fight between the two great ironclads and their meeting on March 9, /5(7).

Dec 14,  · "Duel Between the First Ironclads" is probably the best book I have read about the historic clash between the CSS Virginia (Merrimac) and the USS Monitor.

It relates the fascinating tale of the development and fight between the two great ironclads and their meeting on March 9, Cited by: 9. Duel Between First Ironclads.

On March 9,an epic naval encounter in Hampton Roads, Virginia, changed the face Of warfare on the water for all time, The Monitor met the Virginia (Merrimack) and their story entered the realm of history and legend/5.

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Get this from a library. Duel between the first ironclads. [William C Davis] -- The famous Civil War battle between the U.S.S. Monitor and the C.S.S. Virginia is revealed from contemporary journals and letters. A very detailed history of that most famous Civil War naval battle, between the North's Monitor and the Confederacy's Merrimac—the first confrontation between ironclad ships.

Davis traces the ships' fates iron conception through construction, and the March, naval encounter in which the Monitor successfully protected the wooden Federal fleet from the new Southern superweapon.

William C. Davis was the managing editor of the Civil War Times Illustrated. He is the author of Breckinridge: Statesman, Soldier, Symbol; The Battle of New Market; and Duel Between the First Ironclads.

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