The Confederate Navy: A Pictorial History


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This profusely illustrated volume describes one of the most amazing fleets in historythe hastily improvised Navy of the South. At the beginning of the Civil War, the Confederate navy was a modest collection of nearly anything that would floatmostly small, unmilitary vessels and a few captured Union ships; there was not one real warship in the fleet. The North had men-of-war and a large fleet of merchant ships that could be armed quickly. As a result, the North was soon able to blockade the southern coast and capture port ...

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Connie H

Jun 27, 2011

great overview

This book provides a great overview of the Confederate Navy. It is loaded with images from all of the important sources of the time. Not a complete history but good for the novice, a classroom, or history buff.

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