Civil WarWeekly VideoCivil War Torpedoes Joshua Horn July 14, 2015 shareOne of the most controversial weapons of the Civil War was the torpedo, what we would call a contact mine. The Confederates turned to using them to defeat the Union’s naval superiority. previous article Chain, Chest and Curse: Combating Book Theft in Medieval Times next article What Made Napoleon a Great Leader? You Might Also Enjoy Is the New American Civil War Museum Ashamed of Their Artifacts? December 8, 2022 The Mayflower Compact: Why It Mattered November 17, 2022 What Happened at the Diet of Worms? (500th Anniversary) December 30, 2021 Leave a Response Cancel replyCommentName Email Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.