Civil War Lecture Series CSS Nashville

March 18, 2018 - 02:30 pmMarch 18, 2018 - 01:59 amDecember 9, 2017, 2:30pm
The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606
United States 100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606


  • FREE with Museum Admission: $10.00-15.00

John V. Quarstein, Director Emeritus, USS Monitor Center The Confederate Navy introduced commerce to the Civil War when the CSS Nashville sank the merchant marine Harvey Birch. Commerce raiders decimated the American merchant marine and whaling ships; however, the Nashville might have been the first; yet, not the most successful. It was trapped near Savannah, Georgia, and was destroyed by the monitor USS Montauck, captained by Commander John. L. Worden.

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