The Battle of the Ironclads, Part 5: Iron versus Iron


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Season 3, Episode 42

On March 9th, 1862 — the day after the ironclad Merrimack destroyed two Union warships — the Confederate navy would meet its match in battle against the USS Monitor. Both sides would claim victory in the battle, but the true legacy would be the transformation of naval warfare across the globe.

Chris Calton recounts the controversial history of the Civil War. You may support this podcast financially at Subscribe today at Spotify, Google Play, iTunes, SoundCloud, Stitcher, or via RSS.

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