War on the Waters

War on the Waters

The Union and Confederate Navies, 1861-1865

Book - 2012
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McPherson recounts how the Union navy's blockade of the Confederate coast, leaky as a sieve in the war's early months, became increasingly effective as it choked off vital imports and exports. Meanwhile, the Confederate navy, dwarfed by its giant adversary, demonstrated daring and military innovation.
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2012
ISBN: 9780807835883
0807835889
Branch Call Number: History 973.75 McP

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Steve11
Jul 07, 2016

Most people don't even know there was a part of the Civil War on the water. Well, there was, and this is a very good description of it.

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SirWhiskers
Jun 13, 2013

A good introduction to the subject.

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RanknFileX
Dec 15, 2012

A video of a book talk with the author, James McPherson and the author of The Civil War at Sea, Craig Symonds can be found at CSPAN 2's BookTV.org

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