The Monitor Boys

There’s a new book out about Twenty-Ninth Massachusetts Sergeant Timothy Chase’s “washtub on a skillet,” the U.S.S. Monitor.

Seems the little ironclad’s crew called themselves “The Monitor Boys,” and Civil War historian John V. Quarstein has pulled together “the first comprehensive picture of [their] lives…”

About Dick Stanley

Retired Texas daily newspaperman
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