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Author Dougherty, Kevin

Title Strangling the Confederacy : coastal operations of the American Civil War / Kevin Dougherty

Publ Info Philadelphia : Casemate, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  E591 .D66 2010    AVAILABLE  The Dr. James Tackach Book Fund
Descript 233 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-224) and index
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
LC subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations
United States. Navy -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Atlantic Coast (U.S.) -- History, Military -- 19th century
Gulf Coast (U.S.) -- History, Military -- 19th century
ISBN 9781935149248 (alk. paper)
1935149245 (alk. paper)