The Resource Commanding Lincoln's navy : Union naval leadership during the Civil War, Stephen R. Taaffe

Commanding Lincoln's navy : Union naval leadership during the Civil War, Stephen R. Taaffe

Label
Commanding Lincoln's navy : Union naval leadership during the Civil War
Title
Commanding Lincoln's navy
Title remainder
Union naval leadership during the Civil War
Statement of responsibility
Stephen R. Taaffe
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Union Navy played a vital role in winning the Civil War by blockading Confederate ports, cooperating with the Union Army in amphibious assaults, and controlling the Mississippi River and its tributaries. President Lincoln understood, however, that the Navy was not as important, militarily and politically, to the war effort as the Army, so he delegated authority to his Secretary of the Navy, Gideon Welles, who divided the Navy into six squadrons and hand-picked their commanders. This book examines Welles selections and why he appointed them. While noting that the officers records, char
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Dewey number
973.7/5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E591
LC item number
.T33 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Commanding Lincoln's navy : Union naval leadership during the Civil War, Stephen R. Taaffe
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-313) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Scraping the barnacles -- Atlantic storms -- The mighty Mississippi -- Hammers on anvils -- The peripheries -- Turning the tide -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn681608438
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 324 pages, [12] pages of plates)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612515175
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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5df2bcf5-f3fe-4725-a233-b71245233e6e
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35458756
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)681608438
  • pebcs1612515177
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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