Every aspect of the common sailor's life in the Union navy—from recruiting, clothing, training, shipboard routine, entertainment, and wages to diet, health, and combat experience—is addressed in this study, the first to examine the subject in rich detail. The wealth of new facts it provides allows the reader to take a fresh look at nineteenth-century social history, including issues like ...
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One of the best-known historic ships in the world, HMS Victory attracts tens of thousands of visitors each year to Portsmouth, England. This informative and heavily illustrated guide provides a convenient reference guide to the ship for naval history buffs and for ship modelers as well. It includes 200 specially commissioned photographs along with expert descriptions of Victory's design ...
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Life in Mr. Lincoln's Navy
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