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A Confederate Biography

by Dwight Sturtevant Hughes

From October 1864 to November 1865, the officers of the CSS Shenandoah carried the Confederacy and the conflict of the Civil War around the globe...

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BLUE AND GRAY NAVIES

Blue & Gray Navies

by Spencer C. Tucker

A longtime military history professor at Virginia Military Institute and prolific author, Spencer Tucker examines the important roles played by the...

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CLAD IN IRON

Clad in Iron

by Howard J. Fuller

Howard J. Fuller takes a unique international look at the naval history of the Civil War. He argues that British naval power represented a far more...

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COMMANDING LINCOLN'S NAVY

Commanding Lincoln's Navy

by Stephen R. Taaffe

The Union Navy played a vital role in winning the Civil War by blockading Confederate ports, cooperating with the Union Army in amphibious assaults,...

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CONFEDERATE ADMIRAL

Confederate Admiral

by Craig L. Symonds

Winner of the 1999 John Lyman Book Award (NASOH) for best biography, this vivid, well-paced study illuminates the remarkable career of the Naval...

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David Glasgow Farragut

by Charles Lee Lewis

The first volume of Lewis’ masterful biography of David Glasgow Farragut’s long career in the U.S. Navy covers his life before the Civil War....

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David Glasgow Farragut

by Charles Lee Lewis

The second volume of this authoritative biography examines the last ten years of David Glasgow Farragut’s life, focusing on the Civil War. Farragut’s...

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Disaster on the Mississippi

by Gene Eric Salecker

At two o’clock in the morning on 27 April 1865, seven miles north of Memphis on the Mississippi, the sidewheel steamboat Sultana’s boilers suddenly...

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Great American Naval Battles

by Jack Sweetman

A distinguished team of historians presents authoritative accounts of nineteen of the most important battles fought by American naval forces in this...

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In the Shadow of the Alabama

by Renata Eley Long

Praise for In the Shadow of the Alabama ~ "This is a worthwhile read, a detective adventure overlaid by multiple layers of mystery."...

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IRONCLAD DOWN

Ironclad Down

by Carl D. Park

The result of more than fifteen years of research, Ironclad Down is a treasure trove of detailed information about one of history's most famous...

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LIFE IN MR. LINCOLN'S NAVY

Life in Mr. Lincoln's Navy

by Dennis J. Ringle

Every aspect of the common sailor's life in the Union navy—from recruiting, clothing, training, shipboard routine, entertainment, and wages to diet,...

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SHERMAN INVADES GEORGIA

Sherman Invades Georgia

by John R. Scales

A longtime Special Forces officer with a Ph.D. in systems engineering presents a new perspective on one of the legendary campaigns of the Civil War,...

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THE LAST LINCOLN CONSPIRATOR

The Last Lincoln Conspirator

by Andrew C.A. Jampoler

With all that has already been written about President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, one of the little known stories is the case of the only...

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Under Two Flags

by William M. Fowler Jr.

Vividly written and well researched by a noted historian of the period, this succinct history credits the Union Navy as an essential element in the...

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