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Duel between the first ironclads

Author: William C Davis
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
The famous Civil War battle between the U.S.S. Monitor and the C.S.S. Virginia is revealed from contemporary journals and letters.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Davis, William C., 1946-
Duel between the first ironclads.
Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1975
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William C Davis
ISBN: 0385098685 9780385098687 0807108685 9780807108680
OCLC Number: 1551282
Description: x, 201 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: "To bury us forever" --
"Iron against wood" --
"There's something in it" --
"Prompt and successful action" --
"Ericsson's folly" --
I lived ten good years" --
That thing is a -comin' " --
"We vowed vengeance on the Merrimac" --
"One of the greatest naval engagements" --
"The Virginia no longer exists" --
"The Monitor is no more" --
"Ram fever."
Responsibility: William C. Davis.


One was called "a tin can on a shingle"; the other, "a half-submerged crocodile." Yet, on a March day in 1862 in Hampton Roads, Virginia, after a five-hour duel, the USS. Monitor and the C.S.S.  Read more...


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