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Battle between the Merrimac and the Monitor

by Elijah Wilson Flake

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Published in Polkton, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hampton Roads, Battle of, Va., 1862.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE473.2 .F6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationcover-title, 1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23408302M
    LC Control Number14004993

    Battle between the Monitor and Merrimac--fought March 9th at Hampton Roads, near Norfolk, Va. 1 print: chromolithograph ; 56 x cm (sheet) | Print shows a battle scene between the ironclads Monitor and Merrimac just offshore, also shows a Union ship sinking and rescue. THE MONITOR AND THE MERRIMAC. I. Told by Lieutenant Worden and Lieutenant S.D. Greene of the "Monitor" Some weeks after the historic battle between the Monitor and the Merrimac in Hampton Roads, on March 9, , the former vessel came to the Washington Navy-yard unchanged, in the same condition as when she discharged her parting shot at the Merrimac.

      Ironclads at War: The Monitor vs the Merrimac by Dan Abnett in DJVU, FB3, TXT download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader! All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%(). The Merrimac (Virginia) sat at the mouth of the James River for another month, preventing Union ships from entering the river and moving against the Confederate capital in Richmond. But after Union troops retook the Norfolk shipyard in May, the ironclad became a sitting iron duck.

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Iron Thunder Battle Between Monitor and Merrimac by Avi - Hardcover MINT at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! The author of many excellent marine histories has reconstructed the unique ventures in ship building and warfare in the Civil War, poring over the engineering details and shell exchanges with the loving attention boys particularly will enjoy. Not only is a careful account given of the battle between the Merrimac and the ""cheese box on a raft"", but also of the predecessors and successors of.


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Battle between the Merrimac and the Monitor by Elijah Wilson Flake Download PDF EPUB FB2

Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack, naval engagement during the American Civil War on March 9,at Hampton Roads, Virginia, a harbor at the mouth of the James River, notable as history’s first duel between ironclad warships and the beginning of a new era of naval warfare.

Iron Dawn: The Monitor, the Merrimack, and the Civil War Sea Battle that Changed History [Snow, Richard] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Iron Dawn: The Monitor, the Merrimack, and the Civil War Sea Battle that Changed History and Merrimac although similar to other ships, was also innovative.

This book covers the /5(77). Iron Thunder: The Battle between the Monitor & the Merrimac (I Witness) - Kindle edition by Avi, Unknown. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Iron Thunder: The Battle between the Monitor & the Merrimac (I Witness)/5(27).

Author: Avi Iron Thunder By Nick Nourse This book takes place in the mid – late ’s during the Civil War. On a naval ship called the Monitor. This book is based on eye witness accounts and there really was a Tom Carroll on the monitor. The two main characters in this book /5. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Iron Thunder: The Battle between the Monitor & the Merrimac by Avi, Unknown | at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or /5(8). The battle lasted for four hours until the Merrimac finally retreated. Seeing the Merrimac retreat, knowing that the Minnesota was safe, the Monitor pulled toward the town of Newport News. As we nosed toward town, folk and soldiers cheered and hurrahed.

History >> Civil War The Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack is famous because it was the first clash between ironclad warships. This battle changed the future of naval warfare. It took place on March 8, and March 9, First Battle of Iron Ships of War by Henry Bill.

Color lithograph, Battle Between the Monitor and Merrimac, Kurtz and Allison, Art Publishers, Chicago, ca. As Union officers watched from a point near Fort Calhoun, the U.S.S. Monitor (top center) and the Merrimac (C.S.S.

Virginia, top right) battled for several hours, each inflicting damage on the other. When his father is killed fighting for the Union in the War Between the States, thirteen-year-old Tom Carroll must take a job to help support his family.

He manages to find work at a bustling ironworks in his hometown of Brooklyn, New York, where dozens of men are frantically pounding together the strangest ship Tom has ever seen. A ship made of iron/5(11). The battle between two ironclad vessels, the Union's Monitor and the Confederacy's Virginia, on March 9,signaled the start of the era of armored navies.

On ApUnion forces at the Norfolk Naval Yard scuttled a federal frigate, the Merrimac, in order to keep it out of enemy hands. The Battle of Hampton Roads, also known as the Battle of the ironclads, occurred on March 9, between the U.S.S.

Monitor and the Merrimack (C.S.S. As is oft said the battle in Hampton Roads, VA between the Merrimac (CSS Virginia) and the USS Monitor spelled the end of the era when iron men sailed wooden ships.

While strategically the March 9, duel between the world´s first ironclad fighting ships was a draw, Swedish-born engineer John Ericsson´s Monitor forever changed naval /5.

Iron thunder: the battle between the Monitor & the Merrimac: a Civil War novel. First edition. New York: Hyperion Books for Children. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide) Avi, and C. Mordan. Iron Thunder: The Battle between the Monitor & the Merrimac: A Civil War Novel.

New York: Hyperion Books for Children. Get this from a library. Iron thunder: the battle between the Monitor & the Merrimac: a Civil War novel. [Avi; C B Mordan] -- Tom's job as an assistant to Captain John Ericsson, the inventor of the Monitor, makes him a target of Confederate spies.

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Title Battle between the Monitor and Merrimac--fought March 9th at Hampton Roads, near Norfolk, Va. Summary Print shows a battle scene between the ironclads Monitor and Merrimac just offshore, also shows a Union ship sinking and rescue boats being put to sea from shore, as well as a Union artillery bunker, Union soldiers and officers, and some rescued sailors.

About this Book Catalog Record Details. Battle between the Merrimac and the Monitor, Flake, Elijah Wilson, [from old catalog] View full catalog record.

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The battle between the "Monitor" and the "Merrimac," in Hampton Roads, March 9, " The New York Public Library Digital Collections.

By this time our anchor was up, the men at quarters, the guns loaded, and everything ready for action. As the Merrimac came closer, the Captain passed the word to commence firing. I triced up the port, run the gun out, and fired the first gun, and thus commenced the great battle between the” Monitor” and the”.

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