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The Resource War on the waters : the Union and Confederate Navies, 1861-1865, James M. McPherson

War on the waters : the Union and Confederate Navies, 1861-1865, James M. McPherson

Label
War on the waters : the Union and Confederate Navies, 1861-1865
Title
War on the waters
Title remainder
the Union and Confederate Navies, 1861-1865
Statement of responsibility
James M. McPherson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
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Cataloging source
DLC
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McPherson, James M
Dewey number
973.7/5
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E591
LC item number
.M44 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The Littlefield history of the Civil War era
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Confederate States of America
Label
War on the waters : the Union and Confederate Navies, 1861-1865, James M. McPherson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-267) and index
Contents
Mobilizing for war -- Establishing the blockade -- We've got New Orleans -- The river war in 1861-1862 -- The Confederacy strikes back -- Nothing but disaster -- A most signal defeat -- Unvexed to the sea -- Ironclads, torpedoes, and salt, 1863-1864 -- From the Red River to Cherbourg -- Damn the torpedoes
Control code
ocn778990997
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
277 p.
Isbn
9780807835883
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012007160
Other control number
40021249315
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)778990997
Label
War on the waters : the Union and Confederate Navies, 1861-1865, James M. McPherson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-267) and index
Contents
Mobilizing for war -- Establishing the blockade -- We've got New Orleans -- The river war in 1861-1862 -- The Confederacy strikes back -- Nothing but disaster -- A most signal defeat -- Unvexed to the sea -- Ironclads, torpedoes, and salt, 1863-1864 -- From the Red River to Cherbourg -- Damn the torpedoes
Control code
ocn778990997
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
277 p.
Isbn
9780807835883
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012007160
Other control number
40021249315
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)778990997

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