The first ironclad for the Confederacy was the CSS Virginia. It had been the USS Merrimack and previously been left for "dead" when Confederate troops assaulted the Union base at Norfolk, Virginia. The Union burned it lest it fall into Confederate hands. Southern engineers salvaged the hull of the Merrimack and rebuilt it with thick iron sides, and added her with canons on each side.
I believe it was called the Monitor, though that might have been the northern one.
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The name of the Confederate ironclad ship was the Merrimack. It was later renamed the Virginia.
The Merrimack, the union had the Monitor or as it was affectionatly know as, the "Cheesebox on a raft."
monitor and merrimac
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trains, the 1st sub, and ironclad ships. all useful in civil war
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The Governor of Georgia demanded that troops raised in Georgia should only be used for the defence of Georgia.
The Union Ironclad ship was the Monitor. The Confederate ship was the Virginia.
The Union ship called the USS Merrimack was captured by the South. The ship had been burned by the Union forces, but the Confederate forces took it and rebuilt it into an ironclad ship. It was renamed as the CSS Virginia.
A ship is by itself never a weapon, and that also goes for an ironclad ship. The ironclad could only be called a weapon carrier.
Ironclad is a noun or used as an adjective and need not be capitalized. As example, the CSS Virginia was a ship that was an ironclad vessel.
The first ironclad of the Confederacy was renamed "Virginia". She was built using the hull of the USS corvette "Merrimack" sunk by her crew when the Federal Navy evacuated the base and arsenal of Norfolk in 1861.
The first Ironclad ship ever made was by the northern states during the civil war was named the Monitor.
a ship heavily armored in iron
it was a ship made of metal