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USS "New Ironsides" in the Civil War

by Roberts, William H.
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
Issue: Fall 1999
ISBN: 1557506957

Roberts not only discusses the design, construction, and wartime service of the U.S.S. New Ironsides, but also explains why the government ultimately decided to build Monitor-class ironclads rather than more powerful ships like the New Ironsides.

review of USS "New Ironsides" in the Civil War, by Roberts, William H., Civil War Book Review, (Fall 1999).