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War on the waters : the Union and Confederate navies, 1861-1865 (Littlefield history of the Civil War era)

by McPherson, James M.

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McPherson recounts how the Union navy's blockade of the Confederate coast, leaky as a sieve in the war's early months, became increasingly effective as it choked off vital imports and exports. Meanwhile, the Confederate navy, dwarfed by its giant adversary, demonstrated daring and military innovatio... Full description

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