The Civil War Along the Atlantic Coast

This week on The Civil War, American History TV visits the Mariners' Museum in Newport News, Virginia. The museum hosted a Civil War… read more

This week on The Civil War, American History TV visits the Mariners' Museum in Newport News, Virginia. The museum hosted a Civil War Navy Conference in early March to mark the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Hampton Roads, when for the first time, ironclads battled during the Civil War.

First, author and Naval Academy history professor Craig Symonds talks about the War along the Atlantic Coast. Then, David Alberg of the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary talks about the recovery and identification of human remains from the USS Monitor, the Union ship that faced off with the CSS Virginia near Hampton Roads in 1862. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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The Civil War Along the Atlantic Coast

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Program ID:
304841-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Newport News, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 24, 2012
Last Aired:
Apr 13, 2012

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  • Mar 24, 2012 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 24, 2012 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 25, 2012 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 12, 2012 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 12, 2012 | 11:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 13, 2012 | 2:33am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 13, 2012 | 5:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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