Monday Oct 15, 2018

9 - The Ram Of The Roanoke - The CSS Albemarle


About this episode: 

This is the story of the Ram Of Roanoke - The CSS Albemarle, an ironclad constructed not in a shipyard, but incredibly, in a Halifax County, North Carolina corn field. It would completely reshape Federal strategic plans in North Carolina, Virginia, and the entire Eastern Theater of the American Civil War. 

Some Characters Mentioned In This Episode: 

Other References From This Episode

CSS Albemarle

Map Of Eastern NC: 




Get The Guide:

Want to learn more about the Civil War? A great place to start is Fred's guide, The Civil War: A History of the War between the States from Workman Publishing. The guide is in its 9th printing.

*Title Image by Julian Oliver Davidson, after a sketch by Miss M. H. Hoke

Producer: Dan Irving

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