Synopses & Reviews
Examines naval logistics, tactics, and strategy employed by the Union blockade off the Atlantic coast of the Confederacy.
"[This book] gives us the facts of creating a squadron; of conducting operations on small, inland waterways; of blockading the coast and controlling internal trade; of cooperating with the army in joint expeditions; and of supplying both army and navy in its area."—Journal of Southern History
About the Author
Robert M. Browning Jr. is Chief Historian of the United States Coast Guard and author of Success Is All that Was Expected: The South Atlantic Blockading Squadron during the Civil War.