Grade Range: 5-12Resource Type(s): Reference MaterialsDuration: 5 MinutesDate Posted: 9/6/2013
In this post, Readers will get a glimpse at a few surprising innovations that helped change the technological landscape of the Civil War. Produced in conjunction with a symposium held at the Museum in November 2012, this piece covers a range of topics and consults a variety of experts. Written by Education Specialist Erin Blasco, this post is published on the Museum's "O Say Can You See?" blog.
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Built by contract with John Ericsson at Green Point, Long Island, and launched January 30, 1862, ...
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