Today's American Minute — & the Battle of Ironclads: CSS Virginia (Merrimack) & USS Monitor - "Naval Warfare had been Revolutionized" - American Minute with Bill Federer

Industrial Revolution, Steam Engine, Steamboat, & the Battle of Ironclads: CSS Virginia (Merrimack) & USS Monitor - "Naval Warfare had been Revolutionized" - American Minute with Bill Federer

& the Battle of Ironclads: CSS Virginia (Merrimack) & USS Monitor - "Naval Warfare had been Revolutionized" - American Minute with Bill Federer Industrial Revolution Steam Engine Steamboat

Industrial Revolution, Steam Engine, Steamboat, & the Battle of Ironclads: CSS Virginia (Merrimack) & USS Monitor - "Naval Warfare had been Revolutionized" - American Minute with Bill Federer

When offered payment for designing the Monitor, John Ericsson, who "had a particular horror of slavery," replied to a U.S. Senator in 1882:
"Nothing could induce me to accept any remuneration from the United States for the Monitor ... It was my contribution to the glorious Union cause ... which freed 4,000,000 bondsmen."

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