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The Civil War at sea

Craig L. Symonds

The Civil War at sea

by Craig L. Symonds

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Published by Praeger in Santa Barbara .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCraig L. Symonds.
    SeriesReflections on the Civil War era
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE591 .S96 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23208383M
    ISBN 109780275990848, 9780313081453
    LC Control Number2009016612

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    A good addition to Civil War collections."--Booklist "Covering river and sea, tradition and technology, strategy and happenstance, admirals and sailors, this is as comprehensive and authoritative a book as has ever been written on the naval side of the Civil War. Craig Symonds' hand at the tiller guarantees superb scholarship and lucid prose/5(23).   A LONG PETAL OF THE SEA By Isabel Allende. In January of , after three and a half years of devastating civil war, Francisco Franco defeated Spain’s Republican army at .

    : A Country of Our Own: A Novel of the Civil War at Sea: Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, thatâ ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be : $ Buy The British Civil Wars at Sea, by Richard J. Blakemore, Elaine Murphy (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1).


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" The Civil War at Sea is crisp and well written, well researched and insightful as well as a timeless contribution to that neglected aspect of Civil War literature."--B.

Franklin Cooling "This is a superb read that melds emerging technology and captivating personalities, both of which continue to mold the U.S. Navy to this day/5(29). Noting that the Civil War is generally thought of in terms of land battles, Sullivan tells of the struggle between the Union and Confederate forces at sea and in America's bays, rivers, and harbors.

He describes the two rival navies and their most famous ships, most 4/5(1). The Civil War at Sea covers navies on both sides of the conflict, examining From Craig Symonds, author of the Lincoln Prize award-winner Lincoln and His Admirals, comes a fascinating look at the era when American naval power came of age/5.

This is a reference book and will never be considered a page turner but proves an essential reference book for people interested in the Civil War on the waters. If there is a problem with the books that would be the small font that my older eyes had a bit of trouble with.

Otherwise, this is a fantastic buy and I have it nann, nanny boo boo!Cited by: The Civil War at Sea covers navies on both sides of the conflict, examining key issues such as the impact of emergent technologies, the effectiveness of the Union's ambitious strategy of blockading, the odyssey of Confederate commerce raiders, the role of naval forces on the western rivers, and the difficulty of conducting combined sea and ground operations against the major Southern port cities/5(2).

The Civil War at Sea, Volume One book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(5). THE CIVIL WAR AT SEA. In this companion to Portraits of War: Civil War Photographers and Their Work (), Sullivan presents an album of the prominent ships and men who fought on both sides, matched to an engrossing account of the war's progress: at sea, on the Mississippi, and along the South's well-defended coastline.

The Civil War at Sea covers navies on both sides of the conflict, examining key issues such as the impact of emergent technologies, the effectiveness of the Union's ambitious strategy of blockading, the odyssey of Confederate commerce raiders, the role of naval forces on the western rivers, and the difficulty of conducting combined sea and ground operations against the major Southern port by: 4.

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Details. That Anvil of Our Souls: A Novel Of The Monitor And The Merrimack by David Poyer Paperback $ Ships from and sold by (22). Renowned historian Craig Symonds, Professor of History Emeritus at the U.S.

Naval Academy, has penned a compact, topical overview of the naval effects on the U.S. Civil War. Symonds has written a number of works on the Civil War, most notably Lincoln and His Admirals and a biography of Confederate Admiral Franklin Buchanan.

The Civil War at Sea Craig L. Symonds. An operational history of the Civil War navies, this serves as a complimental text to Lincoln and His Admirals; Illuminates a little-discussed and greatly undervalued aspect of America's national conflict. Concise yet comprehensive, this volume is a lively addition to the field of naval history.

The Civil War at Sea covers navies on both sides of the conflict, examining key issues such as the impact of emergent technologies, the effectiveness of the Union's ambitious strategy of blockading, the odyssey of Confederate commerce raiders, the role of naval forces on the western rivers, and the difficulty of conducting combined sea and ground operations against the major Southern port cities.

The Civil War at sea by Jones, Virgil Carrington, Publication date Topics United States -- History -- Civil War, -- Naval operations. Publisher Internet Archive Books.

Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on Septem SIMILAR ITEMS (based on Pages: From the long siege of Fort Sumter to the famed battle of the Monitor and Merrimack, here is the story of the opening year of Civil War sea fighting, the first of three volumes. It is full of history, full of the excitement, gore and gunpowder of its subject.

The story of trying to supply Fort Sumter by sea—-first by the Star of the West, then by other federal ships under Gus Fox&# The Civil War at sea -- Building the navies -- Blockading the South -- Attacking the confederate coast -- Battle of the ironclads -- The river war -- Confederate raiders -- Sailors in blue and gray -.

To learn more about the naval side of the Civil War, visit Civil War Navy Special Edition he American Civil War has been studied and interpreted from many different angles to include its political causes and ultimate effects on American society, the War’s great leaders, and of course, its armies.

"Vol. 1: The Civil War at sea is a narrative history of naval operations during the Civil War. The entire work, when completed, will be the definitive study of this. The books in Praeger’s Reflections on the Civil War Era series examine pivotal aspects of the American Civil War. Topics range from examinations of military campaigns and local conditions, to analyses of institutional, intellectual, and social history.

The Civil War at Sea Craig L. Symonds. Oxford Univ, $ trade paper (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS. Neptune: The Allied Invasion of Europe and the D.

The Civil War at Sea is crisp and well written, well researched and insightful as well as a timeless contribution to that neglected aspect of Civil War literature. Franklin Cooling) This is a superb read that melds emerging technology and captivating personalities, both of which continue to mold the U.S.

Navy to this day. Craig Symonds /5(23). Franklin Cooling * Distinguished naval historian Craig Symonds' well-researched and engagingly written overview, The Civil War at Sea, touches all the major areas of the naval war, including the ships and their guns, the differing strategies pursued by the North and South, and the contest that ensued.Continuing in the vein of his Lincoln Prize-winning book Lincoln and His Admirals, acclaimed naval historian Craig L.

Symonds presents a masterful history of the Civil War navies--both Union and Confederate--and places them within the broader context of the emerging industrial age.

Symonds begins with an account of the dramatic pre-war revolution in naval technology--the advent of steam.The Civil War at sea. [Craig L Symonds; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)] -- This work provides an assessment of the crucial roles played by the Union and Confederate navies in the Civil War.