Description of the ironclad and its preservation, including photographs, artifacts, and a crew list.
Description of unsuccessful attack by Union ironclads on Ft. Sumter.
The U.S. Navy began a blockade of Galveston Harbor in July 1861, but the town remained in Confederate hands for the next 14 months. This page also includes a "Civil War Exhibit" and timeline.
A survivor's recollection of the loss of the historic Union ironclad ship Monitor in a gale off Cape Hatteras following the American Civil War.
Articles, original documents, official records, that deal with Federal and Confederate Navies and their sailors.
Dedicated to the memory of the gallant and too often unknown sailors and marines of the C.S. Navy.
Resembling a river barge, this Confederate ironclad built to help an attempt to regain control of the Neuse River was destroyed by its crew in 1865 when Union forces captured Kinston NC.
Previously known as USS Merrimack, the CSS Virginia is known for the historic battle against the Monitor. Historical documents and bibliography pertaining to this famous Confederate ironclad.
Historical timeline of significant events from the Department of the Navy.
A look at the sabotage of the Sultana which caused 1800 deaths, mostly Union POWs returning north.