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Gunfire around the Gulf

the last major naval campaigns of the Civil War

by Jack D. Coombe

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Published by Bantam Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Gulf Coast (U.S.),
  • Mexico, Gulf of
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations.,
    • Gulf Coast (U.S.) -- History, Naval -- 19th century.,
    • Mexico, Gulf of -- History, Naval -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-231) and index.

      StatementJack D. Coombe.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE591 .C75 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 239 p. :
      Number of Pages239
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL390224M
      ISBN 100553107313
      LC Control Number98055774

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      Gunfire Around the Gulf “Although the navy contributed enormously to union victory, books on the land war outnumber naval books by hundreds to one. Mr. Coombe’s blood-and-thunder narrative helps redress the balance.” –The Wall Street Journal “A well-done study, clearly written a worthwhile addition to Civil War collections.” Gunfire Around the Gulf: The Last Major Naval Campaigns of the Civil War by Jack D. Coombe. Random House Publishing Group, Hardcover. As New. Disclaimer:An apparently unread copy in perfect condition. Dust cover is intact; pages are clean and are not marred by notes or folds of any kind. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or ://

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