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Duel of the ironclads

the Monitor vs. the Virginia

by Patrick O"Brien

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Published by Walker & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Virginia
    • Subjects:
    • Monitor (Ironclad) -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Virginia (Ironclad) -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Merrimack (Frigate) -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Monitor (Ironclad),
    • Virginia (Ironclad),
    • Merrimack (Frigate),
    • Hampton Roads, Battle of, Va., 1862 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Hampton Roads, Battle of, Va., 1862.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations -- Juvenile literature.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations.,
    • Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations.

    • About the Edition

      A description of the construction, battles, and historical impact of the Civil War battleships, the Monitor and the Virginia, known to Union forces as the Monitor and the Merrimack, which focuses on the Battle of Hampton Roads.

      Edition Notes

      StatementPatrick O"Brien.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE473.2 .O27 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[36] p. :
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3560688M
      ISBN 100802788432, 0802788424
      LC Control Number2002024980

      This book tells the story of one invention: the ironclad ship, which brought an end to wooden warships and heralded the age of iron. While the Civil War is most often remembered for . Rare Book Cellar. rare-book-cellar. %. Sign up for newsletter. Search within store. Visit Store: Rare Book Cellar. Categories. Books. Fred Freeman DUEL OF THE IRONCLADS 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover New York Time-Life Very Good+ in a Very Good+ price clipped dust jacket. All 4 flap corners clipped, price remains. Seller Rating: % positive.

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      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. : Duel between the first ironclads () by Davis, William C. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(44).


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Duel of the ironclads by Patrick O"Brien Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book is full of interesting information on all aspects of the development of both the Northern & Confederate vessels as well as the famous sea battle at Hampton Roads. The illustrations are particularly nice featuring rare archival photos, period engravings, cut-a-way drawings of the iron clads, and specially commissioned paintings that re-create the excitment 5/5(4).

A four-hour duel left neither ship victorious, but in the wake of the battle wooden warships were rendered obsolete. This book details the clash at Hampton Roads, as well as tracing the development of ironclads within the Union and Confederate fleets.5/5(4).

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On March 9,two unusual-looking iron-clad warships faced each /5. Duel Of The Ironclads. by Freeman (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover Author: Freeman. A four-hour duel left neither ship victorious, but in the wake of the When the ironclad USS Monitor steamed out to meet the CSS Virginia on 9 Marchthe face of naval warfare /5. Duel of the Ironclads: The Monitor Vs.

the Virginia. America's first arms race reached a blazing conclusion on May 9,when the CSS Virginia charged its full foot length of ironclad momentum toward the USS Monitor. On the shores, crowds waited for the explosive collision between the two bulwarks of the sea.

"Duel Between the First Ironclads" is probably the best book I have read about the historic clash between the CSS Virginia (Merrimac) and the USS Monitor. It relates the fascinating tale of the development and fight between the two great ironclads and their meeting on March 9, William C.

Davis is both a historian and a storyteller/5(8). A four-hour duel left neither ship victorious, but in the wake of the battle wooden warships were rendered obsolete. This book details the clash at Hampton Roads, as well as tracing the development of ironclads within the Union and Confederate : $ Duel Between First Ironclads book.

Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. On March 9,an epic naval encounter in Hampton Ro /5. A four-hour duel left neither ship victorious, but in the wake of the battle wooden warships were rendered obsolete.

This book details the clash at Hampton Roads, as well as tracing the development of ironclads within the Union and Confederate fleets.5/5(4). InWilliam C. Davis, a professor of history at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, published Duel Between the First Ironclads.

The book examines the decisions to employ ironclads during the American Civil War, analyzes the men who designed and served on the first ships, and depicts the epic battle that altered the course of history. This book details the clash at Hampton Roads, as well as tracing the development of ironclads within the Union and Confederate fleets.

Union ironclads evolved quickly from the time of the production of the Monitor, so that by the end of the war the US Navy possessed the most powerful artillery : ALSO AVAILABLE TO BUY AS AN E-BOOK.

The Ironclad was a revolutionary weapon of war, the first modern, armoured, self-propelled warships. During the American Civil War the South used ironclads to protect their ports from the Northern blockade. Impressed with their superior resistance to fire and, the North developed its own rival fleet of ironclads.

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Duel of the ironclads. [Carole Kismaric; Fred Freeman] -- Recounts the planning, construction, and battle of the ironclads -the Monitor and Merrimack. Duel Between the First Ironclads on a March day in in Hampton Roads, Virginia, after a five-hour duel, the U.S.S. Monitor and the C.S.S.

Virginia(formerly the U.S.S. Merrimack) were to change the course of not only the Civil War but also naval warfare forever. Using letters, has written numerous books. Duel of the Ironclads The Monitor Vs. the Virginia (Book): O'Brien, Patrick: A description of the construction, battles, and historical impact of the Civil War battleships, the Monitor and the Virginia, known to Union forces as the Monitor and the Merrimack, which focuses on the Battle of Hampton Roads.

A picture-book history illustrates the beginning of a new era in naval warfare. The age of wooden warships had come to an end. The Confederacy captured the shipyards of Portsmouth, Virginia, resurrected the Merrimack, and turned it into an ironclad fighting ship, intending to destroy Union ships in Norfolk and steam up the Potomac River to bomb Washington, D.C.

Northern spies. DUEL OF THE IRONCLADS: THE MONITOR VS. THE VIRGINIA BY PATRICK O'BRIEN Louisiana Young Readers’ Choice Award Nominee O'Brien is the author and illustrator of nine nonfiction books for children and the illustrator of many more.

He specializes in historic and prehistoric subjects. As a child. The Paperback of the Duel Between the First Ironclads by William C. Davis at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more!

Due to COVID, orders may be : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. William C. Davis was the managing editor of the Civil War Times Illustrated. He is the author of Breckinridge: Statesman, Soldier, Symbol; The Battle of New Market; and Duel Between the First Ironclads.

His books on the Civil War have received critical and popular acclaim and were chosen by the Military Book Club, proving him to be one of the most .