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The Navy in the Civil War

The Navy in the Civil War

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Published by Barnes & Noble World Digital Library in New York .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL24293666M
ISBN 100594090482, 0594105773


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I received a book which on the cover was labelled The Naval History of the Civil War. The text is a book on religion among early Native Americans, not the book identified on the cover.

Read more/5(12). Popular Books on Civil War Navy War on the waters: the Union and Confederate navy, – This book narrates to The Reader the strategic impact of The civil war at sea. This is one of the best books on Civil War Navy and it brings about a fascinating narration of the Abraham Lincoln and.

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Discover the best U.S. Civil War Naval Operations History in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. The Union Navy cost just one twelfth of the United States' expenses for the Civil War, yet its contribution to defeating the Confederacy far outstripped its cost.

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Barbara Brooks Tomblin. (shelved 1 time as civil-war-navy). The links below represent a sampling of online resources throughout the NHHC site on the Civil War. Explore these resources to learn more about the significance of the Navy during the Civil War, read first-hand accounts of the conflict, and analyze technological developments of the time.

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A superbly readable military history by a novelist who did a massive amount of historical research. James McPherson. FOR CAUSE AND COMRADES: Why Men Fought in the Civil War, BATTLE CRY OF FREEDOM, Allan Nevins.

Guide to Federal Archives Relating to the Civil War. Washington: National Archives, National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, pp. The Navy in the Civil War. New York: Scribner, 3 vols. (Reprinted by Blue & Grey; by B. Franklin).

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This is a very readable history of action on the seas during the Civil War. More than a mere military account, it provides a vivid picture of how, out of the chaos of war, the U.S. Navy. The U.S.N.L.P. Handbook for Civil War Navy Reenactors (4th edition) Sales of the USNLP Handbook are now made through The 4th edition Handbook is pages in length, but contains all the information of the pp laser-printed edition we offered before this.

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Thucydides examines the great themes of war from the highest levels of the making of strategy and policy to the moral dimensions and the sharp end of battle.

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The Books & Authors section of our Winter issue contains our annual roundup of the year’s best Civil War titles. As usual, we enlisted the help of a handful of Civil War historians and enthusiasts, avid readers all, and asked them to pick their two favorite books published in   Black Men in Navy Blue, Part 3 Joseph P.

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