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The Resource Reign of iron : the story of the first battling ironclads, the Monitor and the Merrimack, James L. Nelson

Reign of iron : the story of the first battling ironclads, the Monitor and the Merrimack, James L. Nelson

Label
Reign of iron : the story of the first battling ironclads, the Monitor and the Merrimack
Title
Reign of iron
Title remainder
the story of the first battling ironclads, the Monitor and the Merrimack
Statement of responsibility
James L. Nelson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the events of the American Civil War naval battle between the nation's first non-wooden ships, documenting how breakthroughs in ironclad innovations contributed to the outcome of the conflict and discussing key individuals
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nelson, James L
Dewey number
973.7/52
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E595.M7
LC item number
N45 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Monitor (Ironclad)
  • Virginia (Ironclad)
  • Merrimack (Frigate)
  • Hampton Roads, Battle of, Va., 1862
  • United States
Label
Reign of iron : the story of the first battling ironclads, the Monitor and the Merrimack, James L. Nelson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [355]-362) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 31
  • 284
  • 34
  • "Merely Drilling the Men at the Guns"
  • 292
  • 35
  • The Last Meeting
  • 301
  • 36
  • The End of the Progenitors
  • 313
  • 4
  • 37
  • Cape Hatteras
  • 321
  • Epilogue: The Old Jack Tar Feeling
  • 336
  • Pawnee Steams South
  • 41
  • 5
  • Panic
  • 51
  • 6
  • The Fall of Norfolk
  • 60
  • 1
  • 7
  • The Confederate States Navy
  • 69
  • 8
  • A Chieftain Without a Clan
  • 75
  • 9
  • An Ironclad for the North
  • 83
  • 10
  • Sink Before Surrender
  • An Ironclad for the South
  • 91
  • 11
  • "Three Skilful Naval Officers"
  • 98
  • 12
  • Merrimack Redux
  • 107
  • 13
  • John Ericsson
  • 5
  • 114
  • 14
  • The Princeton
  • 120
  • 15
  • "Another Ericsson Failure"
  • 127
  • 16
  • "She Will Be Your Coffin"
  • 137
  • 2
  • 17
  • "An Iron-Clad, Shot-Proof Steam Battery ..."
  • 144
  • 18
  • Hard Terms
  • 152
  • 19
  • Many Vexatious Delays
  • 159
  • 20
  • Sea Trials of the Monitor
  • The Ericsson Battery
  • 165
  • 21
  • "Do You Really Think She Will Float?"
  • 175
  • 22
  • Monitor--Person or Device for Checking or Warning
  • 183
  • 23
  • "The Vessel Was Called ... Virginia."
  • 19
  • 192
  • 24
  • John L. Worden
  • 202
  • 25
  • A Novelty in Naval Construction
  • 210
  • 26
  • Testing Her Capabilities
  • 219
  • 3
  • 27
  • March 8
  • 229
  • 28
  • That Ship Must Be Burned
  • 239
  • 29
  • On the Crater of a Volcano
  • 251
  • 30
  • Birth of the Ironclads
  • A Gleam of Lightning
  • 259
  • 31
  • "And Thus Commenced the Great Battle ..."
  • 265
  • 32
  • The First Fight of the Ironclads
  • 274
  • 33
  • The Reign of Iron
Control code
53443015
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 368 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780060524036
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2003064938
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Reign of iron : the story of the first battling ironclads, the Monitor and the Merrimack, James L. Nelson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [355]-362) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 31
  • 284
  • 34
  • "Merely Drilling the Men at the Guns"
  • 292
  • 35
  • The Last Meeting
  • 301
  • 36
  • The End of the Progenitors
  • 313
  • 4
  • 37
  • Cape Hatteras
  • 321
  • Epilogue: The Old Jack Tar Feeling
  • 336
  • Pawnee Steams South
  • 41
  • 5
  • Panic
  • 51
  • 6
  • The Fall of Norfolk
  • 60
  • 1
  • 7
  • The Confederate States Navy
  • 69
  • 8
  • A Chieftain Without a Clan
  • 75
  • 9
  • An Ironclad for the North
  • 83
  • 10
  • Sink Before Surrender
  • An Ironclad for the South
  • 91
  • 11
  • "Three Skilful Naval Officers"
  • 98
  • 12
  • Merrimack Redux
  • 107
  • 13
  • John Ericsson
  • 5
  • 114
  • 14
  • The Princeton
  • 120
  • 15
  • "Another Ericsson Failure"
  • 127
  • 16
  • "She Will Be Your Coffin"
  • 137
  • 2
  • 17
  • "An Iron-Clad, Shot-Proof Steam Battery ..."
  • 144
  • 18
  • Hard Terms
  • 152
  • 19
  • Many Vexatious Delays
  • 159
  • 20
  • Sea Trials of the Monitor
  • The Ericsson Battery
  • 165
  • 21
  • "Do You Really Think She Will Float?"
  • 175
  • 22
  • Monitor--Person or Device for Checking or Warning
  • 183
  • 23
  • "The Vessel Was Called ... Virginia."
  • 19
  • 192
  • 24
  • John L. Worden
  • 202
  • 25
  • A Novelty in Naval Construction
  • 210
  • 26
  • Testing Her Capabilities
  • 219
  • 3
  • 27
  • March 8
  • 229
  • 28
  • That Ship Must Be Burned
  • 239
  • 29
  • On the Crater of a Volcano
  • 251
  • 30
  • Birth of the Ironclads
  • A Gleam of Lightning
  • 259
  • 31
  • "And Thus Commenced the Great Battle ..."
  • 265
  • 32
  • The First Fight of the Ironclads
  • 274
  • 33
  • The Reign of Iron
Control code
53443015
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 368 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780060524036
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2003064938
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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