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The Civil War: Naval Technology

Washington, DC
Saturday, February 2, 2013

Historians consider several developments in naval technology over the course of the war. They discuss ironclad gunboats, Confederate efforts to break the Union Blockade, and spar torpedo boats. This event was part of a symposium on Technology and the Civil War hosted by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.

Updated: Monday, February 4, 2013 at 10:29am (ET)

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