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Monitor- note the shell impacts from the famous 1862 battle of the ironclads.

Images of USS Monitor, Civil War Ironclad

151 Years After They Perished At Sea, Civil War Soldiers Buried At Arlington National Cemetary

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This Friday, the at for the recovered from the USS Monitor shipwreck. The date of the interment honors Monitor's role in the 151 years ago.

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USS Galena In July 1862 - USS Galena was a wooden-hulled broadside ironclad built

One of the most famous naval battles in history occurs as the ironclads Monitor and Virginia fight to a draw off Hampton Roads, Virginia.

USS Monitor; notice the dents from cannon shells

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Into Battle on a Mississippi River Mortar Boat with "Ranger"

Washington was replete with panic as word of the previous day's destruction reached its doorstep. The ravaging and ruin wrought by the ironclad CSS Virginia ...

Merrimack attacks USS Cumberland

Here rival steampunk ironclads fight over access to the dimension. Battle between USS Monitor and CSS Virginia

Officers of a Union monitor, probably USS Patapsco, photographed during the American Civil War

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On March the first battle between ironclad ships occurred in Hampton Roads when the USAS. Monitor and the Confederate StatesS. (A historical marker located ...

photo showing original Officers of Monitor in 1862

First Battle of Iron Ships of War by Henry Bill

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The CSS Virginia, left, sank two wooden-hulled ships before being stopped by the USS Monitor. (Library of Congress)

On the evening of January 3, 1863, Acting Rear Admiral Sydney Phillips Lee, commanding officer of the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, ...

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Battle of the Merrimack (rechristened the Virginia) and Monitor, March 9, 1862

While Welles and Stanton debated the entropy that would most assuredly come, in Hampton Roads, the CSS Virginia reappeared. To meet her was the USS Monitor, ...

Dead Confederate soldiers from Starke's Louisiana Brigade, on the Hagerstown Turnpike, north of the Dunker Church. Photograph by Alexander Gardner.

The Rise and Fall of the Battleship (And Why They Won't Be Coming Back)

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Map 28: The Civil War 1861-1865

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Hampton Roads - March 9, 1862

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The years 2011-2015 are being remembered in the U.S. as the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War. I have always been interested in this epic part of ...

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“Battle between USS Monitor and CSS Virginia in Hampton Roads, Virginia, 9 March 1862.” Lithograph by Closson Blake, after a painting by W.F. Halsall.

USS Monitor vs CSS Virginia

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30, 1862, the USS Monitor remained afloat to the surprise

The Monitor and the Merrimack tested the limits of Naval warfare with the Federal Blockade at

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Special Issue: The War Is Over LINCOLN ASSASSINATED H THE NATION REACTS H HOW—AND WHY—DID IT HAPPEN?

Worden then attempted to bring the Monitor directly against the Virginia with the view of boarding her, but the vessel's steering system was inadequate for ...

Battle of Shiloh, April 6-7, 1862

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Iron Dawn: The Monitor, the Merrimack, and the Civil War Sea Battle that Changed History: Richard Snow: 9781476794181: Amazon.com: Books

The blast peeled back the roof of the pilot house, causing Worden to believe that it was seriously damaged. He ordered his ship to sheer off and found his ...

Leslie's Illustrated Magazine later published this engraving showing Sharpsburg residents taking shelter in the Kretzer basement.

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Ulysses Grant (on horseback) watches his men assault the defenses of Fort Donelson in

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The story of the Confederate railway gun traces back to the desperate days of early June 1862. On June 5, General Lee inquired if Colonel Josiah Gorgas, ...

Iron Dawn: The Monitor, the Merrimack, and the Civil War Sea Battle that Changed History: Richard Snow: 9781476794181: Amazon.com: Books

John Jones was a member of the ship's rescue teams. After saving several of Monitor's sailors, his cutter was blown out to sea. After riding out

Union forces passing the Trent House, between Fair Oaks Station and Chickahominy, Virginia,

What Happened In March 1862? ©

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Today we can observe actual various artifacts from the ships involved in the Battle of Hampton Roads. Various relics from the CSS Virginia, USS Monitor, ...

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Picture of USS Monitor (1862) Ironclad Gunboat

Crew of the USS Monitor in the James River, 1862

The Monitor and the Merrimack tested the limits of Naval warfare with the Federal Blockade at

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Missouri was a battleground for the entire Civil War. Its resources (coal, iron ore and lead), location and access to waterways along with the passionate ...

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Map 27: Battle of Fredericksburg 13 December 1862

NH 50954 USS Monitor

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Prang Lithograph of assuant during the Siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi

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From the description, my guess is the failure was due to an unextinguished ember. Rifled bores offered several angles in which such embers might avoid the ...

"The Enemy is Behind Us"

The CSS Virginia was the first ironclad built by the Confederate Navy. The CSS Manassas was built before the Virginia, but the Manassas was built by private ...

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The Confederate's Army's Chesapeake Artillery (4th Maryland Light Artillery battery) was formed on January 1, 1862, its members drawn largely from the city ...

At this point, a shot from the Virginia exploded in front of the turret house, throwing hot power into Captain Worden's face, where he had been standing, ...

The Center for the Study of the Civil War Era

Crew of the USS Monitor in the James River, 1862

Battle of Shiloh, 6 April 1862

A layout of a phase of the Battle of Jutland. Note how many ships are packed into a relatively small battlespace. Diagram from the rather wordy and ...

Via Michael Lynch at Past in the Present, there are about three weeks left to see the 120-ton turret of the Union ironclad Monitor, currently undergoing ...

Useful Notes / The American Civil War

USS Monitor (1862)

Iron Dawn: The Monitor, the Merrimack, and the Civil War Sea Battle that Changed History: Richard Snow: 9781476794181: Amazon.com: Books

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As tomorrow the Year 2012 begins, on this blog we will begin our study of 1862. 1862 was a very important year in the Civil War.

Thomas A. ...