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Naval campaigns of the Civil War

Author: Paul Calore
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This work provides a compelling analysis of naval engagements during the War Between the States. Beginning with Fort Sumter in 1860, it proceeds through the battles in the Gulf of Mexico, on the Mississippi River, and along the eastern seaboard, to the final attack at Fort Fisher."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Calore
ISBN: 0786412178 9780786412174
OCLC Number: 48013249
Description: vii, 232 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Prelude to War: December 1860-March 1861 --
2. The Opening Salvo: March-April 1861 --
3. Virginia Secessionists --
Wrath Unleashed: April 1861-March 1862 --
4. Presidential Posturing: April-May 1861 --
5. The Union Navy: April-December 1861 --
6. Mallory Builds a Navy: April-December 1861 --
7. Naval Blockade and Blockade-Runners: April 1861-December 1862 --
8. Confederate Privateers and Commerce-Raiders: April 1861-November 1865 --
9. North Atlantic Naval Campaigns: August 1861-October 1864 --
10. South Atlantic Naval Campaigns: October 1861-December 1862 --
11. Clash of the Ironclads: April 1861-December 1862 --
12. The Mississippi Flotilla: June 1861-October 1862 --
13. The Gulf Squadrons: May 1861-June 1862.
Responsibility: by Paul Calore.
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This analysis of naval engagements during the War Between the States presents the action from the efforts at Fort Sumter during the secession of South Carolina in 1860, through the battles in the  Read more...

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