Blue and Gray at Sea

Blue and Gray at Sea : Naval Memoirs of the Civil War

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The Civil War immediately calls to mind images of battlefields and cavalry ¿ but not all of the fighting took place on dry land. Yankees and Rebs alike fought on the high seas as well.

Blue & Gray At Sea is their story.

Taken from the memoirs of such veterans as Union Admirals Porter and Dewey, and Confederate Officers James Morris Morgan and James I. Waddell, Blue & Gray At Sea provides a glimpse into the often neglected naval campaigns of the Civil War with tales of Ironclads and blockade runners and the advent of submarining, as well as Incidences Involving no less than Jefferson Davis and his family, and Lincoln's own master of the high seas David Farragut.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 384 pages
  • 177.3 x 230.1 x 35.3mm | 757.51g
  • St Martin's Press
  • FORGE
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Abridged
  • Abridged edition
  • 0765308959
  • 9780765308955

About Brian M. ED. Thomsen

Brian M. Thomsen is a Tor Consulting editor who dropped out of pursuing a Ph.D. in English in favor of a career in publishing. He was one of the founding editors of Warner/Popular Library's Questar Science Fiction & Fantasy line, and the editor of C.J.Cherryh's Hugo Award winning novel "Cyteen." He has also been a Hugo nominee, has served as a World Fantasy Award judge, and is the author of two novels and numerous short stories for such publishers as Tor, Daw, Ace, TSR, and others. He was born in the borough of Brooklyn where he currently resides with his wife, Donna, and two talented cats named Sparky and Minx.
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"Considered the high watermark of Civil War literature, the autobiography of Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs, has now been abridged to focus exclusively on the war. The Civil War Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant, put together by scholar Brian M. Thomsen, covers battles and campaigns from Shiloh to Richmond, and includes correspondence with Generals Sherman and Lee." "This edition is plainly an opportunity to discover the memoir's characterizing poignancy and precision."
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