The USS Carondelet: A Civil War Ironclad on Western Waters

The USS Carondelet: A Civil War Ironclad on Western Waters

by Myron J. Smith

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786445240
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 04/08/2010
Series: History/Military/American Civil War
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Prolific author Myron J. Smith, Jr., is emeritus library director and professor at Tusculum College, Greeneville, Tennessee.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Acknowledgments viii

Foreword by W. Douglas Bell 1

Preface 3



1. Planning the Western Ironclads 5

2. The Building of the Carondelet and the City Series Gunboats 20

3. Life Aboard the Carondelet 39

4. Fort Henry 50

5. Fort Donelson 70

6. Island No. 10 88

7. Fort Pillow and Memphis 111

8. The Arkansas 122

9. Transition, January–March 1863 144

10. Vicksburg 151

11. From Vicksburg to Red River 175

12. Nashville 195

13. War’s End 214



Chapter Notes 227

Bibliography 255

Index 273

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