War on the Waters

The Union and Confederate Navies, 1861-1865
McPherson, James M. (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
War on the Waters

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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.
Authors: McPherson, James M.
Statement of Responsibility: James M. McPherson
Title: War on the waters
the Union and Confederate navies, 1861-1865
Publisher: Chapel Hill :, University of North Carolina Press,, c2012
Characteristics: 277 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
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  • SirWhiskers rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

A good introduction to the subject.

A video of a book talk with the author, James McPherson and the author of The Civil War at Sea, Craig Symonds can be found at CSPAN 2's BookTV.org


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