Strangling the Confederacy

Strangling the Confederacy

Coastal Operations of the American Civil War

eBook - 2010
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Publisher: Philadelphia : Casemate, c2010.
ISBN: 9781935149507
Characteristics: 1 online resource (233 p.) : ill., maps.
Contents: The key Federals
The key Confederates
The blockage and the Navy Board
THE ATLANTIC CAMPAIGN. Hatteras Inlet; the pattern is formed
Port Royal Sound: the triumph of the plan
Fernandina and Jacksonville: the army is overextended
Fort Pulaski: Rifled artillery's first breach of masonry
THE BURNSIDE EXPEDITION. Roanoke Island: amphibious proving ground
New Bern: expanded logistical impact of the coastal war
Fort Macon: final victory of the Burnside Expedition
THE PENINSULA CAMPAIGN: a failure in cooperation
THE GULF CAMPAIGN. Ship Island: setting the stage
New Orleans: the price of unpreparedness
Pensacola: the Confederacy is stretched too thin
Galveston: a federal setback
TOUGHER CHALLENGES. Charleston: too strong from the Sea
Mobile Bay: damn the torpedoes
Fort Fisher: the final chapter
The coastal war and the elements of operational design.


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