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Duel of the Ironclads

The Monitor vs. the Virginia

Duel of the Ironclads( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: O'Brien, Patrick
Illustrator: O'Brien, Patrick
Publication Date:Mar 2003
Publisher:Walker & Company
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $17.95
Book Description:

On March 9, 1862, two unusual-looking iron-clad warships faced each other inbattle and changed naval warfare forever. When the American Civil War began, warships were still made of wood. Early in the war the Southern Confederates salvaged the sunken Union ship Merrimack, built an iron structure on the deck, and renamed her the CSS Virginia. When they were finished she was a brand new kind of warship-an ironclad. The Northern Union had also been secretly racing to build their own...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.78 x 11.12 x 0.36 Inches
Book Weight:0.87 Pounds

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