Intro
Not the Merrimac
Description
Conversion to Ironclad
Map
Battle of the Ironclads
After the Battle
Images
Participants
Historical documents
Bibliography
Miscellaneous
135th Anniversary
Info around the Internet
Links
Awards
Search
Bulletin Board
Introduction
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  • Highlights
  • New
  • Credits
  • Note for Teachers & Students
Virginia, Merrimack, or Merrimac?

About the name of the ship.

Description
  • Sizes
  • Armament
  • Draft
Conversion

Description of the conversion of the burned & scuttled USS Merrimack into the ironclad CSS Virginia.

Map of Hampton Roads
March 9, 1862

The Battle of the Ironclads between the Virginia and the Monitor.

After the Battle
  • Construction & repair
  • Challenges to the Monitor
  • Scuttled by her crew
Images
  • Paintings of the Virginia and Monitor.
  • People
  • Artifacts
    Participants

    The ships and the men involved in the battle.

    Historical Documents

    Documents by those with knowledge of the events of the Virginia

    Bibliography

    Books & articles about the Virginia

    Miscellaneous

    Miscellaneous facts about the Virginia

    135th Anniversary

    Images from the 135th Anniversary reenactment

    Info around the Internet

    Relevant pages and information at other sites. Including models and videos.

    Links

    Links to sites about related topics

    Awards

    This creators of this site were awarded the UDC Jefferson Davis award, given for excellence in history.

    Site Search

    Search the CSS Virginia Home Pages

    Discussion Board

    Leave & read messages about the CSS Virginia and related topics


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