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Success is all that was expected : the South Atlantic blockading squadron during the Civil War

Author: Robert M Browning
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brassey's, Inc., ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The South Atlantic Blockading Squadron was created in 1861 to halt Confederate maritime commerce in ports from South Carolina to Florida. This text presents a battle-by-battle account of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Naval history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Browning, Robert M., 1955-
Success is all that was expected.
Washington, D.C. : Brassey's, Inc., ©2002
(OCoLC)606924871
Online version:
Browning, Robert M., 1955-
Success is all that was expected.
Washington, D.C. : Brassey's, Inc., ©2002
(OCoLC)608353457
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert M Browning
ISBN: 1574885146 9781574885149
OCLC Number: 50035328
Description: xii, 497 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: "The blockade is a farce" --
"The success is all that was expected" --
"Flying about like moths around a lamp" --
"Our troops will not fight if gunboats are within their reach" --
"The ironclads are not formidable monsters" --
"You have not turrets enough ... you have not guns enough" --
"To the perpetual disgrace of public justice" --
"I do not think the game is worth the candle" --
"Tell Admiral Dahlgren to come and take it" --
"He could only expect me to hold on" --
"The rebellion is shut out from the ocean" --
"The fall of Satan's kingdom."
Responsibility: Robert M. Browning, Jr.

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"A Civil War naval history tour de force . . . An excellent book, well-written and well-researched." --THE CIVIL WAR NEWS

 
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