An Illustrated Guide to the Fighting Vessels of the Union and the Confederacy
Dougherty. Lavishly illustrated, this volume examines various naval vessels - paddle-driven river boats, steam warships, ram ships, sloops, cruisers, and ironclad ships - used during the Civil War. You'll tour famous ironclads, including the CSS Virginia and USS Monitor; blockade runners such as A.D. Vance and Hope; the raiders CSS Sumter and USS Quaker City; such cruisers as the CSS Tallahassee; and more. 224 pages, 110+ color photographs and illustrations, 11½"x 8¼", hardcover.