Monthly Archive: March 2012

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The Destruction of the CSS Virginia May 1862

Following the historic clash between the USS Monitor and CSS Virginia (formerly the USS Merrimack)  on March 9th, 1862, Virginia returned to port in Norfolk, Virginia for repairs and refitting.   Besides repairing battle damage,...

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Visiting Pea Ridge National Military Park

Pea Ridge National Military Park is located in northwest Arkansas on U.S. Highway 62 about 11 miles northeast of the city of Rogers. The Battle of Pea Ridge, or Elkhorn Tavern as it is also...