Conway s All The World s Fighting Ships 1860 1905 is the first complete listing of all major warships built in the period between the first ironclad and the Dreadnought The book is organized by country, sub divided chronologically by ship type and class, with detailed tabular data and design histor
The classic collection of articles from the U.S Naval Institute Proceedings, now in ebook form.
This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preservin
First hand testimonials from officers, soldiers, and civilians involved in America s bloodiest conflict, accompanied by black and white line drawings, etchings, and maps Covers battles from Bull Run and Gettysburg to the surrender at Appomattox, with words from Lee, Grant, Sherman as well as lesser
This title covers the final year of the Marine Corps experience in the Civil War.
David Sullivan s magisterial history of the United States Marine Corps during the Civil War dispels the notion that the organization did little or nothing to sustain its reputation during the conflict He debunks the myth that the Marine Battalion broke at the first attack during the Battle of Bull
On land and water, in the North, the South, and in foreign seas, the United States Marines expanded their service in the third year of the Civil War In the South, near the end of the third year, Marines joined in the ill fated attempts of September 1863 to recapture Fort Sumter, and in May 1864 the
Schooner Sails discusses a long neglected aspect of the civil war the naval union blockade of the Louisiana Texas coastline and the confederates attempt to run the blockade.
Flowing from its source in northern Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico, the Mississippi River borders or passes through ten different states and serves as one of the most important transportation systems in the United States During the Civil War, both sides believed that whoever controlled the river w
Book by Kell, John McIntosh
The third in a series, this volume concentrates on the development of the American naval tradition between 1880 and 1930 The book covers the transformation within the US Navy as it adapted to new technologies and accepted new responsibilities The book contains biographical essays on 13 officers.
A fascinating memoir by the captain of the famous confederate cruiser that captured 38 ships and burned 32.
When the Civil War began, the southerners found themselves ill prepared for the realities of waging war, especially on the naval front Not only did the Confederates lack any semblance of a navy, they had few raw materials with which to construct one The daunting task of building a navy fell on the