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A Short History of the Civil War at Sea / Edition 1

A Short History of the Civil War at Sea / Edition 1

by Spencer C Tucker
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ISBN-13: 9780842028684
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/01/2001
Series: American Crisis Series: Books on the Civil War Era Series , #5
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 188
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Spencer C. Tucker holds the John Biggs Chair of Military History at the Virginia Military Institute, Lexington. He is the author or editor of sixteen books on naval and military history.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Sea War Begins Chapter 2 The First Clash of Ironclads Chapter 3 The Capture of New Orleans, April 1862 Chapter 4 The Siege of Charleston Chapter 5 Confederate Commerce Raiding Chapter 6 Union Coastal Operations Chapter 7 The Sea War Ends

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Jack Greene

Tucker has put together a thorough and dramatic account of the American Civil War at sea and on the rivers.--Jack Greene, co-author of Ironclads at War and Naval War in the Mediterranean, 1940-1943

Malcolm Muir

As this succinct and thoughtful treatment shows, the U.S. Civil War at sea looks remarkably relevant today. A fascinating tale ably told.--Malcolm Muir, Jr., Austin Peay State University

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Short History Of The Civil War At Sea 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
A very handy reference for the enthusiast and the classroom student. I find this book to be a handy review when traveling close to where these battles took place. It is a thorough overlook of the naval battles on the sea and the rivers. I believe Tucker has created a must shelf book.