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Warships and Naval Battles of the Civil War

Tony Gibbons

Warships and Naval Battles of the Civil War

by Tony Gibbons

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    Open LibraryOL8187342M
    ISBN 100831793015
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    The first fleet battle, and the first ocean battle, involving ironclad warships was the Battle of Lissa in Waged between the Austrian and Italian navies, the battle pitted combined fleets of wooden frigates and corvettes and ironclad warships on both sides in the largest naval battle between the battles of Navarino and Tsushima. Smithmark Pub Historical Book Great Battles of World War I. $ + $ Shipping. Details about Warships & Naval Battles Of Civil War by Tony Gibbons Hardcover Smithmark Pub. Warships & Naval Battles Of Civil War by Tony Gibbons Hardcover Smithmark Pub Reference Book Seller Rating: % positive.

      The other day, I was leafing through my copy of Paul Silverstone's book on the warships of the Civil War Navies, and began grouping the various vessels into their classes and types. At the topmost levels, on the coast and in the blue water, and ignoring the handful of sailing vessels to concentrate on steamers.   xiv, pages: 24 cm This book examines the impact of naval battles on the outcome of the American Civil War. The author draws on primary sources, including the personal diaries, letters, and journals of the combatants, to bring to life the capture of Fort Hatteras--the first Union victory of the war; the assault on Port Royal, South Carolina, America's largest amphibious operation Pages:

    Title: Warships and Naval Battles of the Civil War by Tony Gibbons‏, Price: $35 USD SALE, Category: Vintage Collectibles:Books:Military, Shop: Fay Wray Antiques, Description: Warships and Naval Battles of the Civil War by Tony Gibbons published by Gallery Books of New York, 1st edition, hardback book with dust jacket, pages. This is a highly comprehensive study of thePrice: $ While the magazine appears to be mainly aimed at the non-professional Civil War reading public, I know many academics would enjoy it as well. If you are at all interested in the Civil War on the water, Civil War Navy—The Magazine is a worthwhile addition to your stable of Civil War magazines.


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Warships and Naval Battles of the Civil War by Tony Gibbons Download PDF EPUB FB2

If the subject of ironclads and Civil War naval operations appeals to you, this book is a must have for your book shelf. It is a large edition with a small price. It also makes a great companion book to: The Old Steam Navy: Frigate, Sloops and Gunboats which is a little harder to find, but worth the effort/5(24).

Warships and Naval Battles of the Civil War [GIBBONS, Tony] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Warships and Naval Battles of the Civil War/5(28).

Negro labor was used extensively by the Confederate navy for both skilled and unskilled labor. The USS Dictator cost $1, to build and as typical of other ships was sold for $40, after the war.

A southern ironclad might be launched from a cornfield along a river and float in 18 inches of water/5. Arranged by type of ship, Ships of the Civil War provides concise coverage of some of the most famous warships of the era, including: the seminal duel between the ironclads CSS Virginia and the USS Monitor, the Confederate raider Alabama's demise off the USS Kearsage; and one of the first successful actions by a submarine, when CSS Hunley exploded a mine beneath the Federal gunboat USS Housatonic/5(16).

If the subject of ironclads and Civil War naval operations appeals to you, this book is a must have for your book shelf. It is a large edition with a small price. It also makes a great companion book to: The Old Steam Navy: Frigate, Sloops and Gunboats which /5.

Warships and naval battles of the Civil War. [Tony Gibbons] -- "After thirty years of research, this book presents, for the first time, a comprehensive study of the battleships and cruisers of the conflict.

It looks at the ironclads of the North and South, the Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Pacific Crucible: War at Sea in the Pacific, (Vol. 1) (Pacific War Trilogy): War at Sea in the Pacific, – Ian W. Toll out of 5 stars The American Civil War was not only resolved on land for the naval blockade of the South played a large role in the ultimate Union victory.

There are a total of [ 33 ] Civil War Ships () entries in the Military Factory. 54 rows  Significant battles Hampton Roads. One of the most important and famous naval battles of. The Civil War was truly a pivotal moment in naval warfare as it signaled the end of wooden sailing ships, confirmed steam power as a means of propulsion, and gave rise to armored, ironclad warships.

This gallery will provide an overview of some of the ships used during the war. Gibbon, Tony, Warships and Naval Battles of the Civil War. Gallery Books,ISBN Jones, Virgil Carrington, The Civil War at Sea (3 vols.) Holt, Leland, Anne and Mari-Jana Oboroceanu.

American War and Military Operations Casualties: Lists and Statistics Washington, DC, Congressional Research Service, Febru Rear admiral: Title. Rebels and Yankees: Naval Battles of the Civil War by Chester G.

Hearn (Hardcover) Southern Thunder: Exploits of the Confederate States Navy by R. Thomas Campbell (Hardcover) A Short History of the Civil War at Sea (The American Crisis Series, No. 5) by Spencer Tucker (Paperback) Southern Fire: Exploits of the Confederate States Navy. Recommended Reading: Naval Strategies of the Civil War: Confederate Innovations and Federal Opportunism.

Description: One of the most overlooked aspects of the American Civil War is the naval strategy played out by the U.S. Navy and the fledgling Confederate Navy, which may make this the first book to compare and contrast the strategic concepts of the Southern Secretary of the Navy Stephen.

Warships and naval battles of the Civil War. [Tony Gibbons] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Tony Gibbons. Find more information about: Military operations, Naval.

Warships. United States. United States -- Confederate States of America. United States -- History --Civil War -. The USS Lexington was one of the war's most illustrious timberclad gunboats, one of the longest serving vessels on the western rivers. She, along with the USS Tyler and the USS Conestoga, participated in the "Timberclad Raid" ofcapturing or forcing the destruction of nine Confederate ships along the Tennessee River in four days.

How modern are you looking for. CAPT. Alfred Thayer Mahan's highly influential book The Influence of Sea Power Upon History: includes his analysis of several battles of tall ships during the Age of Sail. John Clerk's Essay on Naval Tactics was influential on Lord Admiral Horatio Nelson's tactics during his career.

As to anything more modern, I'll have to dome more research. Naval Battles of the Civil War, written by acclaimed Civil War historian William C. Davis, focuses on the maritime battles fought between the Confederate Rebels and the Union forces in waters off the eastern seaboard and the great rivers of the United States during the Civil War/5(7).

Warships and naval battles of the US Civil War. [Tony Gibbons] American Civil War -- Naval operations by warships; Confirm this request. You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Book\/a>, schema. Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack, naval engagement during the American Civil War on March 9,at Hampton Roads, Virginia, a harbor at the mouth of the James River, notable as history’s first duel between ironclad warships and the beginning of a new era of naval warfare. This analysis of naval engagements during the War Between the States presents the action from the efforts at Fort Sumter during the secession of South Carolina inthrough the battles in the Gulf of Mexico, on the Mississippi River, and along the eastern seaboard, to the final attack at Fort Fisher on the coast of North Carolina in January.

Recommended Reading: Civil War Navies, (The U.S. Navy Warship Series) (Hardcover). Description: Civil War Warships, is the second in the five-volume US Navy Warships encyclopedia set.The Price of Admiralty: The Evolution of Naval Warfare by John Keegan Keegan illuminates the history of naval combat by expertly dissecting four landmark sea battles, each featuring a different type of warship: The Battle of Trafalgar, the Battle of Jutland in World War I, the Battle of Midway in World War II, and the long and arduous Battle of the Atlantic.This chronology of events from the American Civil War was extracted from Civil War Naval Chronology,published in by the Naval Historical volume is out of print but copies are available for use at large university or public libraries, and at Government Depository libraries (Catalog No.

DC 49/Comp).