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The CSS Arkansas : a Confederate ironclad on western waters

Author: Myron J Smith
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2011.
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"The makeshift CSS Arkansas, completed by Lt. Isaac Newton Brown and manned by a mixed crew of volunteers, gave the South a surge of confidence when it launched in 1862. The saga of the CSS Arkansas represents the last significant Confederate naval activity in the war's Western theater"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Smith, Myron J.
CSS Arkansas.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2011
(DLC) 2011023403
(OCoLC)664656889
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Myron J Smith
ISBN: 9780786484850 0786484853
OCLC Number: 756869680
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 351 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Beginnings --
The upper river ironclads --
A frustrating start, August-December 1861 --
From Memphis to Yazoo City, January-May 1862 --
Five weeks up the Yazoo, early May-late June 1862 --
Descending the Yazoo, June 25-July 15, 1862 --
Morning (part I), July 15, 1862: dawn fight in the Yazoo --
Morning (part II), July 15, 1862: running the gauntlet --
Surviving Farragut's charge: night, July 15, 1862 --
Arkansas vs. Essex, round one: July 16-22, 1862 --
Arkansas vs. Essex, round two: finale off Baton Rouge, July 23-August 6, 1862.
Responsibility: Myron J. Smith, Jr.

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"The makeshift CSS Arkansas, completed by Lt. Isaac Newton Brown and manned by a mixed crew of volunteers, gave the South a surge of confidence when it launched in 1862. The saga of the CSS Arkansas represents the last significant Confederate naval activity in the war's Western theater"--Provided by publisher.

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