CSS Savannah Confederate Ironclad Ram American Civil War
CSS Savannah (1863-1864)
CSS Savannah , a Richmond class ironclad ram, was built at Savannah, Georgia. Commissioned in June 1863, she served in the defenses of her namesake city through her career.
The ship was destroyed by burning in December 1864, shortly before her base was captured by the Union Army.
"The Rebel Turtle Ram Just Launched at Savannah." Line engraving published in "Harpers Weekly", January-June 1863, page 164. This view may have been intended to depict (however inaccurately) CSS Savannah , which was launched at
Savannah, Georgia, in February 1863.
Sid Meier's Civil War Collection Take command of either
Confederate or Union troops and command them to attack from the trees, rally around the general, or do any number of other realistic military actions.
History Channel Civil War A Nation Divided Rally the troops and organize a counterattack -- Your strategic decision and talent as a commander will decide if the Union is preserved or if Dixie wins its independence
American Civil War Marines 1861-65 Marines wearing blue and grey fought in
many dramatic actions afloat and ashore – ship-to-ship engagements, cutting-out expeditions, and coastal landings. This book offers a comprehensive summary of all such battles, illustrated with rare early photographs
Union River Ironclad 1861-65 At the start of the American Civil War,
neither side had warships on the Mississippi River. In what would prove the vital naval campaign of the war, both sides fought for control of the river. While the Confederates relied on field fortifications and small gunboats, the Union built a series of revolutionary river ironclads
The Story of the H.L. Hunley During the Civil War, Union forces blockade the
port of Charleston so the Confederate army seeks a way to attrack the Yankee Ships. George Dixon is part of the group of men given the task of creating and building the "fish boat," a submarine. The H.L. Hunley ultimately sets out on its mission to sink Yankee ships, but fails to return, its whereabouts unknown.
Halls of Honor The U.S. Navy Museum takes you on an informed and entertaining romp
through one of North America s oldest and finest military museums. The museum has been in continuous operation at the Washington Navy Yard since the American Civil War
Raise The Alabama She was known as "the ghost ship." During the Civil War, the CSS
Alabama sailed over 75,000 miles and captured more than 60 Union vessels. But her career came to an end in June of 1864 when she was sunk by the USS Kearsarge off the coast of Northern France
The Civil War - A Film by Ken Burns Here is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary
soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one