BROWNING, Robert M., Jr.
Title: From Cape Charles to Cape Fear : The North Atlantic Blockading Squadron during the Civil War. First Paperback Edition
Publisher:  University of Alabama Press, Fire Ant Books, Tuscaloosa and London , 1993, ISBN:0817350195
Seller ID: 86471
BROWNING, Robert M., Jr. From Cape Charles to Cape Fear : The North Atlantic Blockading Squadron during the Civil War. Tuscaloosa and London : The University of Alabama Press, (Fire Ant Books, 1993). First Paperback Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xi,(3),-453,(5). With illustrations and maps in the text. 8vo, art-illustrated grey cardcovers. Robert M. Browning (b. 1955). Eicher, The Civil War in Books : An Analytical Bibliography 4. “Making excellent use of the private papers of participants, ships' logs, Navy Department records, and congressional reports, From Cape Charles to Cape Fear is the definitive work on the Union blockading squadron off North Carolina and Virginia during the Civil War.” - from the back cover. Preface; 1. Had failure been possible: the Navy's response to war; 2. Glory again to our arms: the captureof eastern North Carolina 3. Richmond is a Hard Road to Travel: The Penins ular Campaign; 4. We have no Use for the River: The Navy in the Eastern Theater; 5. The Enemy are within the Ring: Stalemate in North Carolina; 6. Uncle Sam's Web feet: Operations in the Interior Waters; 7. Results go far different from those desired: Acquiring and Maintaining the Fleet; 8. No chance for Manavelins: Supplying the Squadron; 9. Economize all you can: Coalingthe Gunboats; 10. To make Bricks without Straw: Men and the Navy; 11. We a re all anxious to make the Blockade efficient: The Coastal Blockade; 12. Ishmaelites upon the Broad Ocean: The Blockade Runners; 13. We are looking for old Abe's fleet: the capture of Wilmington; 14. Weary of the War: Conclusion. With notes, bibliography and index. Very good. 16.00