Ironclads Yahoo! Group
An e-mail discussion list for people interested in the history and wargaming
of the ironclad era of naval history; circa 1860 to 1880.
Ironclads and Blockade Runners of the American Civil War
A great, comprehensive site created by Mark Jenkins. There is a stunning
amount of information covering all the ironclads and blockade runners
of the war. There are battle summaries, notes on ironclad technology,
naval ordnance, photo galleries, a bibliography, and a section on what
happened to all the Union and Confederate ironclads. Finally, there is
an exhaustive amount of links to all kinds of sites that relate to ironclads,
naval history, and more. Well worth visiting.
North America's largest miniature wargaming group and sponsor of a number
of gaming and gaming-related events including the annual conventions
Historicon, Cold Wars, and Fall In.
The Miniatures Page
TMP is an online magazine about the miniature gaming hobby with information
and links to numerous manufacturers and retailers sites. TMP is a cornucopia
that also includes breaking news, reviews of products, online forums
and chat, reference data, and more. Updated daily by the editor, Bill
Armintrout, this is the indespensible web resource for miniature gaming. See a workbench project for one of our Thoroughbred Figures models at this site. Work bench Project
A page of links to articles, photos, and companies aimed at the scale
Index of Civil War Naval Forces Confederate and Union Ships
A great index of online information and images of Civil War vessels.
The American Civil War: Naval War
Site with lots of information about the naval aspect of the American
Civil War. See also its parent site, Shotgun's
Home of the American Civil War for information about all aspects
of the conflict.
Vicksburg National Military Park
Website with a great deal of information and images of the best preserved
Civil War battlefield.
Gettysburg National Military Park
Homepage of America's most famous battlefield.
Shiloh National Military Park
Home page for this military park, the first major battle in the Western
theatre in the US Civil War.
The Naval Wargames Society
A 30-year old naval wargaming society in the UK. NWS is a subscription-based
group with several regional chapters.
The Nautical Research Guild
An international organization of ship modelers, maritime artists, nautical
archeologists and historians who are dedicated to enhancing the art and
experience of ship modeling.
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships
An online version of the excellent multi-volume resource for every American
fighting ship since the Revolution, including a large excursus on the
Confederate States Navy.
U.S. Brig Niagara
A site about the reconstruction of the Niagara, Oliver Hazard Perry's
flagship at the battle of Lake Erie.
1812 Marine Guard
A reenactor group associated with the U.S.S. Constitution Museum Foundation
in Boston. 1812 Marine Guard shows how the Marines of the War of 1812
dressed, drilled, and fought.