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The Mississippi River Campaign, 1861-1863

Benton Rain Patterson

The Mississippi River Campaign, 1861-1863

the struggle for control of the western waters

by Benton Rain Patterson

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementBenton Rain Patterson
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE470.8 .P38 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24539607M
ISBN 109780786459001
LC Control Number2010027261
OCLC/WorldCa609716006

His books A Long Shadow: Jefferson Davis and the Final Days of the Confederacy, Pemberton: A Biography, and Vicksburg: The Campaign That Opened the Mississippi were History Book Club selections. Pemberton was chosen as best non-fiction book by a Mississippi author in by the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters.   [This Jolly Little Gunboat: The USS Winona On the Gulf Coast and Mississippi River - edited by Patrick L. Purcell (Camp Pope Publishing, ) Softcover, map, photos, illustrations, appendices, notes, bibliography, index. pp. ISBN $].

Confederate incursions into Arizona and New Mexico were repulsed in Late in the war, the Union Red River Campaign was a failure. Texas remained in Confederate hands throughout the war, but was cut off from the rest of the Confederacy after the capture of Vicksburg in gave the Union control of the Mississippi River. Theater of a Separate War: The Civil War West of the Mississippi River, By Thomas W. Cutrer University of North Carolina Press, Read preview Overview The Army of Northern Virginia: Lee's Army in the American Civil War, By Philip Katcher Fitzroy Dearborn,

Battle of Shiloh Fought in Tennessee on April , , the Battle of Shiloh was the largest battle fought in the western part of the country. The Confederate Army, led by General's Albert Johnston and P.T. Beauregard, attacked the Union Army led by General Ulysses S. won the first day, however, General Johnston was killed and they stopped the attack. BOOK SUMMARY Military activity and Louisiana's role in the Civil War. Submit a book review. BOOK SYNOPSIS The Bayou State inevitably became a target for Union land and naval military operations because of its strategic position at the mouth of the Mississippi River as well as the importance of New Orleans as a manufacturing, banking, and trade center.


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