|Ironclads: The Turtles - DVD |
This collection of films about the ironclad warships of the Civil War includes The War of the Turtles, which shows rare, period photographs of ironclads engaged in combat on the Mississippi River; Ericsson's Fight for the USS Monitor, about engineer John Ericsson's struggle to convince the U.S. War Department to build an ironclad vessel; The Farragut Story, a U.S. Navy film about the famous Admiral David Farragut; and The Story of the Civil War, a brief overview of the Civil War itself. B&W, 1 hr. 24 min. total runtime.
|Age of the Ironclads - DVD |
This film collection on Civil War ironclads includes The War of the Turtles, which covers battles and struggles on the Mississippi river; Ericsson's Fight for the USS Monitor, which showcases the Union's race against time to build its first ironclad; The Farragut Story, which follows the life of Adm. David Farragut, from his youth to the famous battle of Mobile Bay; and The Story of the Civil War, which provides a nice overview of the war itself. B&W, 1 hr. 24 min total runtime.