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Civil War Lecture: Torpedoes

October 28, 2017 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Torpedoes: Infernal Machines

Presented by John V. Quarstein, Director Emeritus, USS Monitor Center

Without a navy when the Civil War erupted, the Confederacy sought new technologies to defend their ports and rivers. Consequently, they developed a system of torpedoes, which aided their defense, sinking several Union ironclads, gunboats, and transports.

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October 28, 2017
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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