Confederate Goliath: the battle of Fort Fisher

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HarperCollins, 1991 - History - 343 pages
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The first book ever written about the Union assault on Ft. Fisher, the Confederacy's largest coastal fort. Among Gragg's many books--The Illustrated Confederate Reader (winner of the Doulas Southall Freeman History Award) and The Civil War Quiz & Fact Book that sold more than 36,000 copies in hardcover and paperback.

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User Review  - jcbrunner - LibraryThing

At the end of 1864, the Confederacy was doomed. Wilmington was the only major port still open to blockade runners. The Union command decided to sever this last link to the outside world by an attack ... Read full review

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User Review  - Drew Tucker - Goodreads

absolutely wonderful. Well-researched, scholarly, thorough, reads like a novel and written with the visual flair of a feature hollywood movie. That combined with my interest in and personal connection to this important battle in my home state made this an excellent read-through. Read full review


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A former journalist, historian Rod Gragg is director of the Center for Military and Veterans Studies at Coastal Carolina University, where he also serves as an adjunct professor of history. His works have earned the Fletcher Pratt Award, the James I. Robertson Award and other honors, and have been selected for the Book-of-the-Month Club, the History Book Club and the Military History Book Club.

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