Strangling the Confederacy

coastal operations of the American Civil War by Kevin Dougherty

Publisher: Casemate in Philadelphia

Written in English
Published: Pages: 233 Downloads: 618
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-224) and index.

StatementKevin Dougherty
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE591 .D66 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination233 p. :
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24545222M
ISBN 109781935149248
LC Control Number2010921452
OCLC/WorldCa464591774

The Campaign for Vicksburg: Scott envisioned using superior Federal naval power to strangle the Confederacy economically by blockading Southern ports. The blockade included the mouth of the Mississippi where it entered the Gulf south of New Orleans, Louisiana. Dougherty, Kevin J. Ships of the Civil War, – An Illustrated Guide to the Fighting Vessels of the Union and the Confederacy. London: Amber Books, Ltd., ISBN Dougherty, Kevin J. Strangling the Confederacy: Coastal Operations in the American Civil War. Savas Beatie, LLC, ISBN Ericson.   Google is Strangling Confederate Discussion. 5 Replies (Octo ) One online Civil War discussion forum disclosed that Google recently discontinued (demonetized) ad revenue for some threads involving Confederate history. The subject was considered a hate topic. This is the internet version of the nazi-era book burnings. Book review: Strangling the Confederacy. Written by Leon Engelbrecht - 3rd Jan “Strangling the Confederacy” is a dry, witty and ultimately educational account of Union coastal operations against the Confederate States during the American Civil War of That conflict is mostly remembered as a series of land campaigns.

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When an independent Dixie finally met the dustbin of history, it was the North’s coastal campaign, as much as the achievements of its main forces, that was primarily responsible. Strangling the Confederacy examines the various naval actions and land incursions 3/5(1).

While the multitude of small battles that flared along the Rebel coast throughout the Civil War have heretofore not been as well known as the more titanic inland battles, in a cumulative sense, Anaconda—the most prolonged of the Union campaigns—spelled doom for the : Casemate Publishers (Ignition).

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Strangling the Confederacy examines the various naval actions and land incursions the Union waged from Virginia down the Atlantic Coast and through the Gulf of Mexico to methodically close down every Confederate port that could bring in weapons or supplies.

- Lone Star Book Review “It came to be known as the “Anaconda Plan”. It was a. In Strangling the Confederacy, historian and Citadel tactical officer Kevin Dougherty examines the Union’s naval actions from Virginia down the Atlantic Coast and through the Gulf of Mexico.

The Union’s Navy Board leveraged superior technology, including steam power and rifled artillery, in ways that rendered the Confederate coastal defenses nearly obsolete.3/5(2). Strangling the Confederacy examines the various naval actions and land incursions the Union waged from Virginia down the Atlantic Coast and through the Gulf of Mexico to methodically close down every Confederate port that could bring in weapons or supplies.

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The Rebels responded with fast ships - blockade runners - that tried to evade the Yankee fleets, while at the same. In Strangling the Confederacy, Prof. Dougherty (Southern Mississippi), takes a look at Union amphibious operations, which were not, as one author once wrote, a. Book Review: Strangling the Confederacy, Coastal Operations in the American Civil War Written by: Kevin Dougherty Strangling the Confederacy, as the title suggests, focuses on the coastal war, wherein the North tried to accelerate the blockade and downfall of the South by blocking and sometimes seizing the major ports.

My second complaint about this book is that after examining the Bibliography I see that this book is a combination of secondary sources only, and does not even list "The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies" (O.R.), but even more shocking to me for a book about Civil War coastal /5.

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