The Resource Monitor boys : the crew of the Union's first ironclad, John V. Quarstein, (ebook)

Monitor boys : the crew of the Union's first ironclad, John V. Quarstein, (ebook)

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Monitor boys : the crew of the Union's first ironclad
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Monitor boys
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the crew of the Union's first ironclad
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John V. Quarstein
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eng
Summary
The United States Navy's first ironclad warship rose to glory during the Battle of Hampton Roads on March 9, 1862, but there's much more to know about the USS Monitor. Historian John Quarstein has painstakingly compiled bits of historical data gathered through years of research to present the first comprehensive picture of the lives of the officers and crew who served faithfully in an iron ship unlike any vessel previously known. "The Monitor Boys," a moniker the men gave themselves, is a reflection of how these hundred-odd souls were bound together through storms, battles, boredom and disaster. Just living aboard the ironclad took uncommon effort and fortitude. Their perseverance through the heat, stress and un-seaworthiness that defined life on the ship makes the study of those who dared it a worthy endeavor. Many recognized that they were part of history. Moreover, the Monitor Boys were agents in the change of naval warfare. Following Quarstein's compelling narrative is a detailed chronology as well as appendices including crew member biographies, casualties and statistics and dimensions of the ship. Readers can dive into the world of the Monitor and meet William Flye, George Geer and the rest of the men who risked everything by going to sea in the celebrated "cheesebox on a raft" and became the hope of a nation wracked by war
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Midwest
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Quarstein, John V
Dewey number
973.7/52
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Monitor (Ironclad)
  • Monitor (Ironclad)
  • Monitor (Ironclad)
  • Sailors
  • United States
  • Hampton Roads, Battle of, Va., 1862
  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • Seafaring life
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adult
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Monitor boys : the crew of the Union's first ironclad, John V. Quarstein, (ebook)
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multicolored
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txt
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1 online resource
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9781625842275
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT11505828
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11505828
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MWT11505828
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Monitor boys : the crew of the Union's first ironclad, John V. Quarstein, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781625842275
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11505828
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11505828
System control number
MWT11505828
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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