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The Civil War on the Mississippi : Union Sailors, Gunboat Captains, and the campaign to control the river / Barbara Brooks Tomblin.

By: Tomblin, Barbara Brooks
Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, [2016]Description: 370 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates, map ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780813167039 (hardcover : alk. paper)Subject(s): Mississippi River Valley -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Riverine operations | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operationsDDC classification: 973.7/462 LOC classification: E470.8 | .T66 2016
Contents:
The western gunboat flotilla: "a mongrel service" -- USS Carondelet and Fort Henry -- Fort Donelson -- Island No. 10 -- Securing New Orleans -- The Battle of Plum Point Bend -- The Battle of Memphis -- On to Vicksburg! -- CSS Arkansas -- The Mississippi Squadron -- The First Vicksburg Campaign -- Arkansas Post and Fort Hindman -- The Steele's Bayou Expedition -- The Yazoo Pass Expedition of 1863 -- Port Hudson -- Grand Gulf -- Blockade and siege: Milliken's Bend and Simmesport -- Final push to victory -- Conclusion.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-344) and index.

The western gunboat flotilla: "a mongrel service" -- USS Carondelet and Fort Henry -- Fort Donelson -- Island No. 10 -- Securing New Orleans -- The Battle of Plum Point Bend -- The Battle of Memphis -- On to Vicksburg! -- CSS Arkansas -- The Mississippi Squadron -- The First Vicksburg Campaign -- Arkansas Post and Fort Hindman -- The Steele's Bayou Expedition -- The Yazoo Pass Expedition of 1863 -- Port Hudson -- Grand Gulf -- Blockade and siege: Milliken's Bend and Simmesport -- Final push to victory -- Conclusion.

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