Built by contract with John Ericsson at Green Point, Long Island, and launched January 30, 1862,
Blog Post: Was the Civil War high tech?
Grade Range: 8-12
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials
Duration: 5 minutes
Date 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.