Strangling the Confederacy

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Casemate Publishers, Sep 16, 2014 - History - 239 pages
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While the Civil War is mainly remembered for its epic battles between the Northern and Southern armies, the Union was simultaneously waging another campaign-dubbed 'Anaconda' -that was gradually depriving the South of industry and commerce, thus rendering the exploits of its field armies moot.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Key Federals
8
The Key Confederates
22
The Atlantic Campaign
39
The Burnside Expedition
69
A Failure in Cooperation
94
The Gulf Campaign
109
Notes
199
Bibliography
219
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About the author (2014)

Kevin Dougherty, a career Army officer and more recently a university history instructor and tactical officer at the Citadel, is the author of six previous books on the Civil War.

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