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

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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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Title
War on the waters
Creator
Summary
Recounts the naval campaigns of the Civil War, discussing the daring and innovation of the Confederate navy in sinking Union ships, and the Union navy's blockade of the Confederate coast and victories in some of the war's most strategic battles
Subject
Genre
Pace
Writing style
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10133419
Cataloging source
DLC
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
Littlefield history of the Civil War era
Target audience
adult
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the Union and Confederate navies, 1861-1865
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the Union and Confederate navies, 1861-1865
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James M. McPherson
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War on the waters : the Union and Confederate navies, 1861-1865, James M. McPherson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-267) and index
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  • HOU-CEN
  • HOU-HEI
  • NED-MEH
  • HOU-KEN
  • HOU-ACR
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
ocm778990997
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
277 pages
Isbn
9780807835883
Lccn
2012007160
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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u1150623
System control number
  • (OCoLC)778990997
  • (Sirsi) a1150623

Library Locations

    • Nederland – Marion & Ed Hughes Public LibraryBorrow it
      2712 Nederland Ave., Nederland, TX, 77627, US
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