Ken Burns’ Civil War: The Ironclads

The storied clash between the ironclad vessels the Merrimac and the Monitor comes to life in this clip from Ken Burns’ classic PBS documentary. Their single battle is the stuff of legend in both maritime and Civil War history. View the fascinating story of how the Monitor was conceived, built, and put to sea in only one hundred days to take on the mighty Merrimac.

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