Rise Of The Ironclads: A Revolution In Naval Warfare

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One of the most famous naval engagements in American history was the duel fought at Hampton Roads, Virginia, on March 9, 1862 between the ironclad warships USS Monitor and CSS Merrimack (more precisely named the CSS Virginia).  I have recently been learning much more about the details of the battle, in Richard Snow’s wonderfully entertaining … Continue reading Rise Of The Ironclads: A Revolution In Naval Warfare

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