Naval History Magazine - August 2004 Volume 18, Number 4

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One of the foremost authorities on popular art during the Civil War period spotlights the artists whose rare but vivid images attempted to tell the story of how the navies...

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  • A Duel of Iron
    By Lieutenant Commander Thomas J. Cutler, U.S. Navy (Retired)

    On the morning of 9 March 1862, the nature of naval warfare changed forever when two warships, each sheathed in iron, battled each other to a standstill at Hampton Roads, Virginia. By the end of the day, the cannon fire of...

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  • Windows on the Civil War at Sea
    By Harold Holzer

    One of the foremost authorities on popular art during the Civil War period spotlights the artists whose rare but vivid images attempted to tell the story of how the navies fought. Prominent is William Heysham Overend's "...

  • 'What a Naval War Really Is'
    An Interview with James McPherson

    He is one of the most highly acclaimed and sought after Civil War historians writing and teaching today. The George Henry Davis Professor of American History at Princeton University and winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1989 for...

  • Exploring a Wreck in 'A Land A-Part'
    By Bruce Thompson

  • Into the Lion's Den
    By Admiral James L. Holloway III, U.S. Navy (Retired)

    The Commander of the Seventh Fleet 32 years ago during the Vietnam War—pictured here at the time—recounts an operation at the entrance to Haiphong Harbor that was, as he was quoted in The New York Times,...

  • On Our Scope
    By Fred L. Schultz, Editor-in-Chief

    Navies finally may be attracting long-overdue attention from the Civil War history community. In this issue, we present some cases in point in an expanded section made possible through a generous gift from the Otto Haas Charitable Trust and...


 
 

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