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FROM-- SET FIVE, CIVIL WAR STUDIES

Topic Sixty-four:  The Navy and Ironclads in the Civil War

 
Ironclads of the Civil War Learning Activity
TEACHER GUIDE
U.S. Civil War Naval Ships, Men and Battles--Confederate and Union
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The turning point of the Civil War Naval War

PART ONE--INTRODUCTION AND CONTENT PAGE OF LINKS

National Ensign

Union Navy Jack

Confederate States National Ensign

Confederate Navy Jack

U.S. Civil War Naval Learning Activity

Using the Ironclad Resource Pages Complete this Study

The Recruitment of Sailors and Officers in the Navy

INTRODUCTION

The Civil War brought a requirement for thousands of new soldiers and sailors.  The Navy would become the largest in the world, and our armies grew similarly.  The following website (pdf file) has clear details of the growth of the navy, and the recruitment procedure. 

Go to the PDF file at Uncle Sam's Webfeet site and read details of the recruitment and qualifications to join the Union Navy in the Civil War.

Go to http://www.civilwarhome.com/sailorlife.html to read of the recruitment of Confederate Navy personnel.

 

  VISIT THE PARTS OF THIS NAVAL ACTIVITY COLLECTION
PART ONE

U.S. Navy before the Civil War, Sail Ships and Steamers

  PART TWO

The Ironclad Gunboats

  PART THREE

The U.S. Navy Civil War Racial "Melting Pot"

  PART FOUR

Civil War Inventions, "Firsts"

 

             
PART FIVE

Blockade "Prizes"

 

  PART SIX

The Great Sea and River Battles & the Men Involved

  PART SEVEN

Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles

 

   

PART EIGHT

The Union Blockade Plan for Rivers and Coastal Ports

 

 
             
PART NINE

Civil War Armaments and the Dahlgren Cannon

 

  PART TEN

The Pook Turtle and the Inventors of the American Ironclad Gunboat

       

IRONCLADS ANSWER FORM

 
RESOURCES ON GUNBOATS AND IRONCLADS
Port Columbus National Civil War Naval Museum
GUNBOATS HELP WIN BATTLES The U.S.S. Monitor Center from the Mariner's Museum

 

Vicksburg National Military Park Ft. Donelson National Battlefield Activity Home Page for Ironclads

 

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