The Cumberland and the Merrimac

Something for the weekend.  The Cumberland and The Merrimac, a song recalling the one sided engagement between the USS Cumberland and the CSS Virginia, (Merrimac) on March 8, 1862 which brought to an end the era when “the best of ships were still wooden ships, but the men were iron men“.

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Published in: on April 6, 2013 at 5:30 am  Comments Off on The Cumberland and the Merrimac  
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