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Quarstein, John V
The CSS Virginia : sink before surrender / John V. Quarstein
Charleston, SC : History Press, 2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E473.2 .Q36 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Hampton Roads, Battle of, Va., 1862
Subject Virginia (Ironclad)
Monitor (Ironclad)
United States. Navy -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Confederate States of America. Navy -- History
Subject(s) Armored vessels -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Subject Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations
Merrimack (Frigate)
Physical Description 591 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 559-579) and index
Contents Introduction -- "A magnificent specimen of naval architecture" -- Flashpoint : Gosport -- Iron against wood -- The Virginia -- The race for Hampton Roads -- Like a huge half-submerged crocodile -- Aftermath -- Enter the Monitor -- Mistress of the roads -- Equal to five thousand men -- Fire a gun to windward -- Loss and redemption -- I fought in Hampton Roads -- Appendix A. You say Merrimack, I say Virginia -- Appendix B. CSS Virginia designers -- Appendix C. The commanders -- Appendix D. CSS Virginia officers' assignment dates -- Appendix E. Confederate navy volunteers aboard the CSS Virginia -- Appendix F. Confederate marines aboard the CSS Virginia -- Appendix G. Confederate army volunteers aboard the CSS Virginia by unit designation -- Appendix H. CSS Virginia casualties, 8 March 1862 -- Appendix I. CSS Virginia personnel paroled at Appomattox, Virginia, and Greensboro, North Carolina -- Appendix J. CSS Virginia officer assignments, 8 March 1862 -- Appendix K. CSS Virginia dimensions and statistics -- Appendix l. The crew of the CSS Virginia -- Appendix M. Chronology of the CSS Virginia

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