Ironclads of the Civil War

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

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Statementby the editors of American heritage. Author: Frank R. Donovan. Consultant: Bruce Catton.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesAmerican heritage junior library
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LC ClassificationsE591 .D6
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Pagination153 p.
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Open LibraryOL5913450M
LC Control Number64015579
OCLC/WorldCa466590

In Civil War Ironclads, the first comprehensive study of one of the most ambitious programs in the history of naval shipbuilding, William H. Roberts explores the enormous task of constructing the U.S.

Navy's new fleet of ironclads. This process involved establishing a project office that was virtually independent of the existing administrative system, broadening the naval industrial base, granting Cited by: If you have any intrest in Civil War Ironclads this is the book to read.

The author writes on ironclads from the Union and Confederate navies and describes their service and fates as well as the life the crews had aboard them. It is very interesting as well as informative.5/5(7).

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If you have any intrest in Civil War Ironclads this is the book to read. The author writes on ironclads from the Union and Confederate navies and describes their service and fates as well as the life the crews had aboard them. It is very interesting as well as informative.5/5(3).

From tothe American Civil War saw numerous technological innovations in warfare--chief among them was the ironclad warship. Based on the Official Records, biographical works, ship and operations histories, newspapers and other sources, this book chronicles the lives of ironclad captains, North and South, who were charged with outfitting and commanding these then Format: Paperback.

Ironclads of the Civil War Hardcover – January 1, by Frank R. Donovan (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Frank R.

Donovan. Later, I found Frank R. Donovan's Ironclads of the Civil War in my grade school library and quickly fell in love with this book as well. It was also heavily illustrated with diagrams and photographs. It was more of a late-grade school to I remember my parent's small collection of books including a copy of The Monitor and the Merrimac by Fletcher Pratt, published by Landmark Books in /5.

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.

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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.

Ironclad Captains of the Civil War By Myron J. Smith, Jr. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, 7” x 10”, softcover, pages Illustrations, maps, bibliography, index. $ ISBN: Myron J. Smith, Jr., emeritus library director and professor at.

the age of the ironclads and ended the dominance of wooden warships forever. This fascinating book shares the behind-the-scenes drama of both the battle and the development of the ships that transformed naval warfare and changed the course of the Civil War.

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 largely experimental technology.

What is an ironclad. The ironclad was a new kind of warship first used in the Civil War. Previous warships had been built out of wood. These ships could be easily sunk by cannonballs. Ironclad warships, however, were protected with an outer armor made of iron. They were much more difficult to sink with cannonballs.

The Merrimack. 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 4/5(1). • Confederate Ironclads at War by R. Thomas Campbell (McFarland, ).

Back during the s peak in popular interest in the Civil War, bookstore shelves across the country overflowed with new and used titles of all kinds (even in places where I lived far removed from any Civil War hotbed). Ironclads of the Civil War. [Frank R Donovan] Home.

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Civil War Ironclads. While the first ironclad warships may predate the American Civil War, the Union and Confederate navies pioneered both the use and design of these powerful ships. The exploits of ironclad warships, on both sides, proved without a doubt that the age of the wooden ship-of-war was over.

Ironclads battle at Hampton Roads, Virginia. Library of Congress.

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On March 9,one of the most famous naval battles in American history occurred as two ironclads, the r and the C.S.S. Virginia fought to a draw off Hampton Roads, Virginia. Ironclads Of The Civil War Frank R. Donovan American Heritage Junior Library. $ $ Free shipping. Civil War A History of Ironclads the Power of Iron Over Wood by John V Quarstein.

$ Free shipping. Ironclads of Civil War (American Heritage Junior Library) (NoDust) $ Free shipping. A book that has been read but is Seller Rating: % positive. Civil War Ironclads: Topics in Chronicling America InIronclads were created and deployed to the naval battlefields to destroy wooden ships.

This guide provides access to material related to "Civil War Ironclads" in the Chronicling America digital collection of historic newspapers. If you can read only one book: Davis, William C.

Duel Between the First Ironclads: The Famous Civil War Battle at Sea Between the Union Ironclad Monitor and the Confederacy's Virginia, the Redesigned and Rebuilt U.S.S.

York: Doubleday, By the end of the war, the age of naval warfare between wooden ships was at a close. The USS St. Louis, a City-class ironclad gunboat constructed for the Union : Alex Arbuckle.

(from a Yaquinto ad:) The IRONCLADS is a tactical level, simultaneous movement, game of ship-to-ship combat in the American Civil War. Players move one or more of over counters that represent individual ships over a large (42" x /2") four pieceqeomorphlc mapboard as they attempt to outmaneuver and out-shoot their opponents.

45 ship specification cards give such vital information as /10(). The first use of ironclads in action came in the U.S.

Civil War. The U.S. Navy at the time the war broke out had no ironclads, its most powerful ships being six unarmored steam-powered frigates. Since the bulk of the Navy remained loyal to the Union, the Confederacy sought to gain advantage in the naval conflict by acquiring modern armored ships.

UNION vs CONFEDERACY. The Civil War was the bloodiest conflict on American soil. A war that literally turned brother against brother and nearly tore the country apart. Almost a hundred years since the nation was forged in the crucible of the American Revolution, the United States had gone from 13 colonies to 36 states and that time there were a lot of opposing viewpoints on our.

From tothe American Civil War saw numerous technological innovations in warfare—chief among them was the ironclad warship. Based on the Official Records, biographical works, ship and operations histories, newspapers and other sources, this book chronicles the lives of ironclad captains, North and South, who were charged with.

Editorial Reviews. Smith has produced a number of excellent books on Civil War naval operations and this new book continues that trend a thorough history of both Joseph Brown, an antebellum entrepreneur with political connections to Abraham Lincoln, and his efforts to design, construct, and equip three of the ironclad gunboats produced by the Union for operations on the Brand: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers.- Explore Perryville's board "Civil War Ironclads.", followed by people on Pinterest.

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