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By Dan Abnett

On March nine, 1862, the realm observed the 1st conflict among ironclad warships; a conflict which might swap the face of naval battle perpetually. The struggle came about within the Mississippi River, Virginia, among the newly-developed accomplice ironclad CSS Merrimac - formally the CSS Virginia - and the Union's counterpart USS computer screen. The four-hour duel that ensued was once finally a stalemate, yet crucially, regardless of their most sensible efforts, the Confederacy had failed back to wreck the Northern blockade of the Southern ports. This cartoon narrative illustrates some of the most innovative naval battles in global heritage and transports the reader to the cramped and unsafe stipulations that the sailors confronted for the 1st time. for additional information, please stopover at www.graphichistories.com

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