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2 edition of Civil War on western waters. found in the catalog.

Civil War on western waters.

Fletcher Pratt

Civil War on western waters.

by Fletcher Pratt

  • 104 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Holt in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Mississippi River
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations.,
    • Mississippi River -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliography.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE591 .P87
      The Physical Object
      Pagination255 p.
      Number of Pages255
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6198067M
      LC Control Number56006461
      OCLC/WorldCa1211685

      Although previously undervalued for their strategic impact because they represented only a small percentage of total forces, the Union and Confederate navies were crucial to the outcome of the Civil War. In War on the Waters, James M. McPherson has crafted an enlightening, at times harrowing, and ultimately thrilling account of the war's naval campaigns and their military leaders.4/5(4). Buy Andrew Foote: Civil War Admiral on Western Waters by Spencer C Tucker online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

      Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “Battle Flags South: Story of the Civil War Navies on Western Waters” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving 4/5(3). A Forgotten Sea Dog of the Civil War. Originally published in hardback in , Prof. Tucker’s book remains the only full-length life of Foote (), who commanded the gunboat fleet that captured Fort Henry and supported U.S. Grant’s capture of Fort Donelson on the Tennessee River and John Pope’s operations against Island Number 10 in the Mississippi, during the winter and early.

        Civil War Book Preview: Civil War Biographies from the Western Waters by Myron J. Smith, Jr. by Brett Schulte on March 2, 1 comment Civil War Biographies from the Western Waters: Confederate and Union Naval and Military Personnel, Contractors, Politicians, Officials, Steamboat Pilots and Others. Improvised Fleets on the Western Rivers. Although The Timberlclads in the Civil War is written around the life and adventures of the three heavy steam paddle wheel gunboats of the sub-title, Prof. Smith (Tusculum College), who has written extensively on the river war, and a number of other subjects, cleverly uses their story to give the reader an excellent account of the Civil War on the.


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Civil War on Western Waters book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The story of the Union and Confederate river navies/5. The naval war of the civil war in America is one of the most neglected areas of study and this little book brings Civil War on western waters.

book to it as few do. The number of stars given to this title will trouble some readers: taking into account the value of the book as a history, it doesn't warrant three stars, more ike two; basiclly this a book that lifts sections of famous memoirs and puts them ino a single /5(2).

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Civil War Biographies from the Western 5/5(3). Allen Gosnell's Guns on the Western Waters present a full, accurate treatment of the important gunboat operations in the western theater of the Civil War or naval history.

Gosnell provides descriptions of the major types of Union and Confederate gunboats with a brief but authoritative essay on the strategy and tactics of river warfare/5(2). texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

National Emergency Civil War on western waters by Pratt, Fletcher, Publication date Topics United States -- History -- Civil War, -- Naval operations., Mississippi River -- History -- Civil War, Story of the naval war on the Mississippi waterways was a keystone to the general strategy of the war and shows in detail the opposite ways in which the two commands approached and worked out their campaigns for control.

It is an excellent history of one of the most successful ironclads in the Union Navy"--Nautical Research Journal; "Smith has carved out a niche for himself as the author of books treating the ships of the U.S. Navy on Western waters during the Civil War"--North & South; "worthwhile"--United States Naval Institute; "thoroughly researched /5(4).

Andrew Foote: Civil War Admiral on Western Waters Library of naval biography: Authors: Spencer Tucker, Professor and Holder of the John Biggs Chair in Military History Spencer C Tucker: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: ISBN: Tinclads in the Civil War: Union Light-Draught Gunboat Operations on Western Waters, Myron J.

Smith, Jr. McFarland, - History - pages5/5(1). Buy Civil War on western waters. by Fletcher Pratt online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $ Shop now. From tothe Civil War raged along the great rivers of the Ohio and Mississippi valleys. While various Civil War biographies exist, none have been devoted exclusively to participants in the Western river war as waged down the Mississippi to the mouth of the Red River, and up the Ohio, the Tennessee and the Cumberland.

Civil War on western waters. New York, Holt [] (OCoLC) Online version: Pratt, Fletcher, Civil War on western waters. New York, Holt [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Fletcher Pratt; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University.

Libraries). Find Civil War On Western Waters by Pratt, Fletcher at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. COVID Update and the corners of the binding are lightly bumped. The book has a library sticker on the spine, and contains university library stamps and a pocket.

The book details the fighting for the. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Tinclads in the Civil War: Union Light-Draught Gunboat Operations on Western Waters, by Myron J.

Smith, Jr. | at Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : A sufficient number of firsthand tales are included herein to provide a pretty good picture of the gunboat operations on western waters during the Civil War.

Selections have been made with the aim of furnishing examples of the various phases of the fighting. Guns on the Western Waters book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Guns on the Western Waters book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Story of River Gunboats in the Civil War.

Write a review. Christine Schmid rated it really liked it N Printzcess rated it it was ok/5(7). Despite these omissions, the many obscure, but often important and interesting people found here makes this a valuable reference for anyone working on the Civil War, and not merely for those interested in the western waters or coasts.

Note: Civil War Biographies from the Western Waters is also available as an eBook, ISBN /// The Civil War Trust recently spoke with Dr.

James McPherson about his latest book, War on the Waters: The Union and Confederate Navies, This new book looks at the significant contributions that both the Federal and Confederate navies made to the American Civil War. Smith, Myron J., Jr./ Cooling, Franklin (FRW) - THE TIMBERCLADS IN THE CIVIL WAR: THE LEXINGTON, CONESTOGA AND TYLER ON THE WESTERN WATERS - McFarland Pub - ISBN# - BRAND NEW Full-Sized Laminated Softcover - pp - photos, notes, bibliography, index - In the most detailed history of Union warships on the western waters of.

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Smith, Jr. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Tinclads in the Civil War: Union Light-Draught Gunboat Operations on Western Waters, Start your review of Tinclads in the Civil War: Union Light-Draught Gunboat Operations on Western Waters, Write a review Mark rated it it was amazing/5.The USS Carondelet had a revolutionary ship design and was the most active of all the Union's Civil War river ironclads.

From Fort Henry through the siege of Vicksburg and from the Red River campaign through the Battle of Nashville, the gunboat was prominent in war legend and literature.

This history draws on the letters of Ensign Scott Dyer Jordan and Rear Adm. Henry Walke's memoirs.