• Mississippi River Gunboats of the American Civil War 1861–65, New Vanguard 49, Osprey

Mississippi River Gunboats of the American Civil War 1861–65, New Vanguard 49, Osprey

 

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At the start of the American Civil War, neither side had warships on the Mississippi River and in the first few months both sides scrambled to gather a flotilla, converting existing riverboats for naval use. These ships were transformed into powerful naval weapons despite a lack of resources, trained manpower and suitable vessels. The creation of a river fleet was a miracle of ingenuity, improvisation and logistics, particularly for the South. This title describes their design, development and operation throughout the American Civil War.

Publisher: Osprey Publishing 

Description: 48 pages, Paperback, 248 X 185 mm. 

Condition: FINE. 

Shipping weight: 320 gr.

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