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Mississippi River Gunboats of the American Civil War 1861-65
Konstam, Angus
Osprey Pub Co
ISBN 10: 1841764132
ISBN 13: 9781841764139

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Mississippi River Gunboats of the American Civil War 1861-65
Konstam, Angus Bryan, Tony     
ISBN: 1841764132
Osprey Pub Co University Park, Illinois, U.S.A. 2002  8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover New book, 48 pages, NVG049. At the start of the American Civil War, neither side had warships on the Mississippi River and in the first few months both sides scrambled to gather a flotilla, converting existing riverboats for naval use. These ships were transformed into powerful naval weapons despite a lack of resources, trained manpower and suitable vessels. The creation of a river fleet was a miracle of ingenuity, improvisation and logistics, particularly for the South. This title describes their design, development and operation throughout the American Civil War. Covers: The Mississippi Theater, The Union River Fleet, The Confederate River Fleet, The Role of Gunboats, Ship List - Union, Ship List - Confederate.  As New
Price: $23.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 001770
Bookseller: Viceroy Books  
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