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Monitor and the Merrimac.

Francis Banister Butts

Monitor and the Merrimac.

by Francis Banister Butts

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Published by The Society in Providence .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Monitor (Ironclad),
  • Merrimack (Frigate),
  • Hampton Roads, Battle of, Va., 1862.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Frank B. Butts.
    SeriesPersonal narratives of events in the war of the rebellion, being papers read before the Rhode Island Soldiers and Sailors Historical Society. 4th ser.--no. 6
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE464 .R47 4th ser.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination51 p.
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6526195M
    LC Control Number10034085
    OCLC/WorldCa5588359

    The Monitor and the Merrimac. by Eugene Winslow Watson,Samuel Dana Greene,John Lorimer Worden,H. Ashton Ramsay. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *Brand: Good Press. Get this from a library! The Monitor and the Merrimac. [Fletcher Pratt; John O'Hara Cosgrave, II] -- Authentic naval history of the Civil War is brought out in this account of an inventor, of proud ships and the men who made up the crews--H.W. Wilson.

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    Book/Printed Material Monitor and the Merrimac. Air- Yankee Doodle Dandy. R. H. Singleton, Bookseller, &c., Nashville, Tenn.   The Monitor and Merrimack have never seemed more modern, dangerous, Snow devotes more than half of his book to the development and building of the ships, including engineering, business, and political interests as well as military exigencies. In the process, the account is occasionally bogged down by mind-numbing details. Brand: Scribner.


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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.

I read and reread The Monitor and the Merrimac when I was young. It is an engaging story of the people surrounding the Union and Confederate navies during the Civil War.

It starts with the development of the Iron Clads and talks about how John Ericsson came to suggest the revolutionary design of the Monitor/5(4). The Merrimac (Virginia) and Monitor were truly revolutionary vessels.

Covered with Iron, they were impervious to the shot and shell of most cannons of the the s. Britain (Warrior) and France (Glorie) also were developing their "ironclad" vessels but these were traditional "ships of the line" with iron covering the wood interiors/5(83).

The Monitor and the Merrimac book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of /5. Gr. Setting the stage with the burning of the tall ship Merrimack, whose hull would soon form the base of the Confederacy's first ironclad vessel (renamed Virginia), Carter tells the dramatic story of the race to build the new ships during the Civil chronicles the triumphs and misfortunes of the Virginia and the North's ship, the Monitor, and their influence on the course of the war.4/5(1).

The Monitor and the Merrimac and Other Naval Battles book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. The book describes the creation of both the Monitor and the Merrimac (aka CSS Virginia), their famous battle, and their eventual destructions.

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Readers will witness the birth of technology that revolutionized navies around the world--proven in the historic battle of the Merrimack and the Monitor. Ironclad is immensely readable--popular history at its best.

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Her creator had come up with the name—Monitor—and he meant it to have the broadest implications. Not only was his ship to cast her stern gaze on all Southern deviltry, but “there are other leaders who will also be startled and admonished by the booming of the guns from the impregnable iron turret.”.

The book was a great read as the story takes place on a Navy ship named the Monitor. The main character, Tom Carroll, shows how life on the ship as a teenager. The book really shows the struggle of a boy who has to work for his family because his dad died.

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Monitor vs. Merrimac The showdown between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia (more commonly called the Merrimac) took place on the James River at the Battle of Hampton Roads. It was arguably a turning point for naval warfare, ending the era of wooden military vessels.

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Banks Street Best Books of the Year, Beacon of Liberty Award,nominee William Allen White Children's Book Award,nominee. Reviews. Publishers Weekly: “The spectacular clash with the Merrimac caps this intense and action-packed account of a battle that changed the course of naval warfare.

Illustrated with period engravings. This is the first-hand story of what was done and seen and felt on each side in the battle of the Monitor and the Merrimac. The actual experiences on both vessels are pictured, in one case by the commander of the Monitor, then a lieutenant, and the next in rank, Lieutenant Greene, and in the other by Chief-Engineer Ramsay of the Merrimac.4/5(1).

The Monitor and the Merrimac by Fletcher Pratt; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Merrimack (Frigate), Monitor (Ironclad), Hampton Roads, Battle. The Monitor and the Merrimac. by H. Ashton Ramsay. The World At War. Share your thoughts Complete your review.

Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it Brand: Otbebookpublishing.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.Merrimack (Frigate), Monitor (Ironclad), Hampton Roads, Battle of, Va.,United States -- History Civil War, Naval operations Publisher New York, Harper.