An Illustrated History Bockmiller & Bopp. The last all-sail warship constructed by the U.S. Navy, the Constellation is the last vessel afloat that actively served in the Union or Confederate Navies during the Civil War. Over 200 B&W images - including photographs, engravings, paintings and sketches - present her fascinating story, from mystery-shrouded construction in 1854 through numerous assignments and several restorations. 128 pages, 6½"x 9¼", softbound.
Directed by Lew Ayres, who starred in 1930's All Quiet on the Western Front, this 1936 film dramatizes the building of the ironclad warships USS Monitor by the U.S. Navy and CSS Virginia (which was constructed using the remains of the scuttled USS Merrimack) by the Confederate States Navy and their epic Civil War clash in the 1862 Battle of Hampton Roads - the first-ever battle fought between two ironclads. B&W, 1 hr. 12 min.