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Our Little Monitor

The Greatest Invention of the Civil War

Anna Gibson Holloway

9781606353141
304 pages
The Kent State University Press
Overview

Anna Gibson Holloway is the former curator of the award-winning USS Monitor Center at The Mariners’ Museum in Newport News, Virginia. She holds a Ph.D. in history from the College of William & Mary and is a leading expert on the Civil War ironclad USS Monitor. Her articles have appeared in American Heritage, America’s Civil War, Civil War Times, and Naval History Magazine. She has also served as the maritime historian for the National Park Service’s Maritime Heritage Program in Washington, D.C., and is currently the Museum Services Director of SEARCH, Inc.

Jonathan W. White is associate professor of American Studies at Christopher Newport University and a senior fellow with CNU’s Center for American Studies. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Abraham Lincoln Association, is vice president of the Abraham Lincoln Institute, and serves on the Ford’s Theatre Advisory Council. His recent books include Emancipation, the Union Army, and the Reelection of Abraham Lincoln and Midnight in America: Darkness, Sleep, and Dreams during the Civil War.

Author Bio

Anna Gibson Holloway is the former curator of the award-winning USS Monitor Center at The Mariners’ Museum in Newport News, Virginia. She holds a Ph.D. in history from the College of William & Mary and is a leading expert on the Civil War ironclad USS Monitor. Her articles have appeared in American Heritage, America’s Civil War, Civil War Times, and Naval History Magazine. She currently serves as the maritime historian for the National Park Service’s Maritime Heritage Program in Washington, D.C.

Jonathan W. White is associate professor of American Studies at Christopher Newport University and a senior fellow with CNU’s Center for American Studies. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Abraham Lincoln Association, is vice president of the Abraham Lincoln Institute, and serves on the Ford’s Theatre Advisory Council. His recent books include Emancipation, the Union Army, and the Reelection of Abraham Lincoln and Midnight in America: Darkness, Sleep, and Dreams during the Civil War.