Download e-book for iPad: Naval Campaigns of the Civil War by Paul Calore

By Paul Calore

ISBN-10: 0786412178

ISBN-13: 9780786412174

This research of naval engagements through the warfare among the States provides the motion from the efforts at fortress Sumter throughout the secession of South Carolina in 1860, in the course of the battles within the Gulf of Mexico, at the Mississippi River, and alongside the japanese seaboard, to the ultimate assault at fortress Fisher at the coast of North Carolina in January 1865.
This paintings presents an figuring out of the maritime difficulties dealing with each side at first of the battle, their efforts to beat those difficulties, and their makes an attempt, either effective and tragic, to manage the waterways of the South. The Union blockade, accomplice privateers and trade raiders are mentioned, as is the well-known conflict among the Monitor and the Merrimack.
an outline of the occasions within the early months previous the outbreak of the struggle is gifted. The chronological association of the campaigns allows prepared reference relating to a unmarried occasion or a whole sequence of campaigns. Maps and an index also are included.

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