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Works Cited "150 Years Ago: The Battle of Hampton Roads." HamptonRoads.

com: Entertainment and Guides for Hampton Roads, Va. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Mar. 2013. In this article by Kate Wiltrout, the head editor of the Virginia Pilot, she shows a slightly edited version of the letter written by the USS Monitor's Paymaster, William F. Keeler to his wife after the battle of Hampton Roads. The letter contains a very detailed account of the battle between the Monitor and the Confederate ironclad the CSS Virginia. "American Civil War: USS Monitor." About.com Military History. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Apr. 2013. This article was really helpful in finding out what both the CSS Virginia and the USS Monitor did after the battle of Hampton roads "Battle of the Ironclads: John Ericsson Andthe USS Monitor." The History of Mechanical Engineering. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Mar. 2013. In this article it discusses John Ericsson, the designer of the USS Monitor, and his involvement in the Civil War and how the USS Monitor performed in battle "In The "Monitor" Turret." In The "Monitor" Turret. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Mar. 2013. In this article it shows a recollection of the Battle of Hampton Roads written by S. Dana Greene, the executive officer of the Monitor. In the recollection is an extremely detailed account of the day of the battle from waking in the morning to collapsing into sleep at the end of the day. "Inventor." Monitor 150th Anniversary. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Mar. 2013. In this article, it gives a very detailed account of how the USS Monitor sank.

"La Gloire (1860) Ironclad (1860)." La Gloire (1860) Ironclad. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Mar. 2013. In this article it talks about the origins of first using iron as armor on ships and then using iron as the hull itself. Mindell, David A. "Technology and Culture." The Clangor of That Blacksmith's Fray 36.2 (1995): 242-70. JSTOR. Web. 24 Mar. 2013. <http://www.jstor.org/action/showShelf?action=add&doi=10.2307%2F3106372>. In this journal from the book Technology and Culture by David A. Mindell, it describes the process the that the USS Monitor. "Statistics Of The C.S.S. Virginia." Statistics Of The C.S.S. Virginia. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Mar. 2013. In this article it gives very in depth dimensions of the CSS Virginia. "Statistics Of The U.S.S. Monitor." Statistics Of The U.S.S. Monitor. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Mar. 2013. This article not only contained very detailed dimensions of the Monitor but also include a letter written by Lieutenant John L. Worden, the Commander of the Monitor, to the Secretary of the Navy at that time, Gideon Welles, regarding the amount of crew that are going to be needed aboard the Monitor at one time. Symonds, Craig L. The Civil War at Sea. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger, 2009. Print. In this book by Craig L. Symonds, it gives a very detailed account about all naval action that happened during the war. What I learned was more about the day before the battle between the CSS Virginia and the USS Monitor when the Virginia was rocking the Yankees. "USS Monitor (1862) Ironclad Gunboat (1862)." USS Monitor (1862) Ironclad Gunboat. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Mar. 2013. This article gave dimensions of the USS Monitor and an extensive recollection of her history and battle at Hampton Roads.