Military Factory

Civil War Ships (1861-1865)

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 1/6/2016

The American Civil War was not only resolved on land for the naval blockade of the South played a large role in the Union victory.





There are a total of (25) Civil War Ships (1861-1865) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.




1862
CSS Alabama
When war broke out between the States on April 12th, 1861, the South moved to send representatives t... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the CSS Alabama

1864
CSS Albemarle
The Ironclad Ram CSS Albemarle was surely not the first nor the biggest ironclad of her time. Nor di... [Read More]
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1864
CSS Fredericksburg
Several ironclads of the Confederate Navy owed their existence, in part, to collective endeavors und... [Read More]
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1863
CSS Georgia
Lacking the resources and finances of the Union North, the Confederate South was forced to look down... [Read More]
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1863
CSS H.L. Hunley
The CSS H. L. Hunley was the first submarine in history to sink an enemy ship while submerged, this ... [Read More]
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1862
CSS Louisiana
The CSS Louisiana was constructed by the Confederate States of America as a deterrent to Union naval... [Read More]
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1862
CSS Mississippi
The Confederate South had adopted a plan to destroy the numerically superior Federal Navy fleet (Uni... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the CSS Mississippi

1863
CSS Missouri
Ironclad warships proved a critical component for both warring sides making up the American Civil Wa... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the CSS Missouri

1864
CSS Shenandoah
The Confederate Naval Department turned to James Dunwoody Bulloch - the Confederate States of Americ... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the CSS Shenandoah

1862
CSS Virginia (USS Merrimack)
CSS Virginia was a 4,500-ton steam screw propelled ironclad ram warship of 12 guns. She was rebuilt... [Read More]
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1864
FS Sphynx / CSS Stonewall
In December of 1863, the Confederate States of America contacted the L'Arman ship building firm in B... [Read More]
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1862
USS Benton (1862)
Because of the speed at which the American Civil War evolved, both sides enacted furious procurement... [Read More]
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1859
USS Brooklyn (1858)
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1862
USS Cairo (1861)
USS Cairo (1861) was a City class ironclad gunboat constructed for the United States Department of W... [Read More]
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1855
USS Constellation (1855)
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1862
USS Kearsarge (1862)
When civil war broke out between the states of America on April 12th, 1861, both sides understood th... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the USS Kearsarge (1862)

1863
USS Lafayette (1863)
When war between the states broke out on April 12, 1861, many understood the value that a strong nav... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the USS Lafayette (1863)

1861
USS Miami (1861)
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1865
USS Miantonomoh (1865)
The American Civil War (1861-1865) has been long remembered for its many land battles dotting the Un... [Read More]
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1862
USS Monitor (1862)
Northern spies reported to the US War Department that the Merrimack was being rebuilt as an ironclad... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the USS Monitor (1862)

1862
USS Mound City (1862)
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Thumbnail picture of the USS Mound City (1862)

1864
USS Onondaga (1864)
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1852
USS Powhatan (1852)
One of the final sidewheel paddle steam frigates to be taken on by the United States Navy (USN), USS... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the USS Powhatan (1852)

1863
USS Roanoke (1863)
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Thumbnail picture of the USS Roanoke (1863)

1862
USS Vermont (1848)
Following the close of the War of 1812 between the United States and Britain, the United States Navy... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the USS Vermont (1848)