Download e-book for iPad: American Civil War Marines 1861–65 (Elite) by Ron Field,Richard Hook

By Ron Field,Richard Hook

The half performed within the Civil conflict through the small Marine Corps of the United and accomplice States is overshadowed via the confrontations of the nice armies. however, the coastal and riverine campaigns have been of genuine value, given the strategic importance of the Federal blockade of southern ports, and of the fight for the Mississippi River. Marines donning blue and gray fought in lots of dramatic activities afloat and ashore – ship-to-ship engagements, cutting-out expeditions, and coastal landings. This publication bargains a entire precis of all such battles, illustrated with infrequent early pictures, and meticulously researched colour plates detailing the customarily imprecise trivialities of Marine uniforms and equipment.

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