Ironclad

Ironclad

Author: Paul Clancy

Publisher: Morgan James Publishing

ISBN: 9781938467967

Category: History

Page: 346

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The small, ungainly iron ship may have saved the union. Then in a vicious winter storm, it plunged into the depths of the Atlantic, seemingly lost forever. One hundred and forty years later, after a a search and recovery mission, its ponderous iron turret reemerged, dripping, from a rusting grave, returning priceless bits of history. In Ironclad, journalist Paul Clancy weaves three great sea adventures into a single mesmerizing tale of life and death. Naval heroism, the cold heart of battle, a killing storm, deep water salvage, flesh and blood history—Ironclad has it all.
Ironclad
Language: en
Pages: 346
Authors: Paul Clancy
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-01 - Publisher: Morgan James Publishing

The small, ungainly iron ship may have saved the union. Then in a vicious winter storm, it plunged into the depths of the Atlantic, seemingly lost forever. One hundred and forty years later, after a a search and recovery mission, its ponderous iron turret reemerged, dripping, from a rusting grave,
A Pocket History of the Civil War
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Martin Graham
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-20 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Whether novice or buff, readers across the spectrum will find unique and entertaining bits of trivia, facts, and lore about key American Civil War battles and leaders in A Pocket History of the Civil War, a collection of the unusual from author Martin F.Graham. From the identification of key troop
USS Monitor
Language: en
Pages: 239
Authors: John D. Broadwater
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Texas A&M University Press

Lavish illustrations (photographs, site drawings, and artifact sketches) complement this informative and highly readable account. Naval warfare buffs, amateurs and professionals involved in maritime archaeology, and Civil War aficionados will be intrigued and informed by USS Monitor: A Historic Ship Completes Its Final Voyage.
Iron Dawn
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Richard Snow
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-24 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

“An utterly absorbing account of one of history’s most momentous battles” (Forbes) that not only changed the Civil War but the future of all sea power—from acclaimed popular historian Richard Snow, who “writes with verve and a keen eye” (The New York Times Book Review). No single sea battle has
Bluejackets and Contrabands
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Barbara Tomblin
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-09 - Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

One of the lesser known stories of the Civil War is the role played by escaped slaves in the Union blockade along the Atlantic coast. From the beginning of the war, many African American refugees sought avenues of escape to the North. Due to their sheer numbers, those who reached