Confederate Goliath: The Battle of Fort Fisher

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Louisiana State University Press, 1994 - History - 343 pages
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Rod Gragg's Confederate Goliath is the first comprehensive account of the battle for Fort Fisher. Drawing from his thoroughgoing research in official records as well as numerous first-person accounts in diaries, memoirs, and letters, Gragg has constructed a powerful, fast-paced narrative that describes in detail the individuals and events associated with that dramatic passage in America's Civil War.

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User Review  - waltzmn - LibraryThing

It's bad enough when you can't see the forest for the trees. It's worse when you can't see the trees for the twigs. This is an attempt to describe of the last major events of the American Civil War ... Read full review

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User Review  - anthonywillard - LibraryThing

This is a thorough but lively account of the First and Second Battles of Fort Fisher in December, 1864, and January, 1865. The first was mainly a naval bombardment and was unsuccessful. The second was ... Read full review

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