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Sabine Pass: The Confederacy's Thermopylae

Edward T. Cotham, Jr. - History - 2010
In an 1882 speech, former Confederate president Jefferson Davis made an exuberant claim: "That battle at Sabine Pass was more remarkable than the battle at Thermopylae." Indeed ...
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Battle on the Bay: The Civil War Struggle for Galveston

Edward T. Cotham, Jr. - History - 2010
The Civil War history of Galveston is one of the last untold stories from America's bloodiest war, despite the fact that Galveston was a focal point of hostilities throughout ...
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Farragut: America's First Admiral

Robert J. Schneller - History - 2002 - 128 pages
˘Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!÷ With those words, David Glasgow Farragut led a fleet of Union warships into Mobile Bay, where he achieved one of the most celebrated ...
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Double Duty in the Civil War: The Letters of Sailor and Soldier Edward W. Bacon

Edward Woolsey Bacon, George S Burkhardt - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 258 pages
"In 1861 at the age of eighteen, Edward Woolsey Bacon, a Yale student and son of well-known abolitionist minister Leonard Bacon, left his home in New Haven, Connecticut, to ...
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Blue & Gray at Sea: Naval Memoirs of the Civil War

Brian M. Thomsen - History - 2016 - 448 pages
Excerpted memoirs included are: - Incidents and Anecdotes of the Cival War by Admiral Porter, including sections dealing with the political schism of the navy at the war's ...
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Captaining the Corps d'Afrique: The Civil War Diaries and Letters of John ...

John Newton Chamberlin - History - 2016 - 212 pages
I have stood by their side in the grim conflict," wrote Union Captain John Chamberlin of the Corps d'Afrique. "Woe to the nation that long withholds their rights from them ...
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Naval Officer: My Service in the U.S. and Confederate Navies (Abridged ...

Captain William Harwar Parker - History - 2016
Captain William Parker's autobiography provides a unique insight into the United States Navy of the mid-19th century during an era when the Age of the Sail was coming to an end ...
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Diary of a Civil War Surgeon

Thomas Ellis - History - 2016
In the early days of the American Civil War, the want of adequate combat medicine was a constant complaint by officers in the field. Englishman Thomas Ellis already had ...
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Lincoln's Admiral: The Civil War Campaigns of David Farragut

James P. Duffy - History - 2015 - 470 pages
This vivid and impeccably researched book details the life and Civil War battles of Admiral David Farragut. It shines a spotlight and shares new details about the admiral's ...
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Blue & Gray Navies: The Civil War Afloat

Spencer Tucker - History - 2013 - 426 pages
A longtime military history professor at Virginia Military Institute and prolific author, Spencer Tucker examines the important roles played by the Union and Confederate navies ...
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