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By Ron Field,Richard Hook

The half performed within the Civil battle by way of the small Marine Corps of the United and accomplice States is overshadowed by way of the confrontations of the good armies. however, the coastal and riverine campaigns have been of genuine significance, given the strategic value 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 ebook bargains a complete precis of all such battles, illustrated with infrequent early photos, and meticulously researched colour plates detailing the usually imprecise trivia of Marine uniforms and equipment.

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By Ron Field,Richard Hook

The half performed within the Civil battle by way of the small Marine Corps of the United and accomplice States is overshadowed by way of the confrontations of the good armies. however, the coastal and riverine campaigns have been of genuine significance, given the strategic value 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 ebook bargains a complete precis of all such battles, illustrated with infrequent early photos, and meticulously researched colour plates detailing the usually imprecise trivia of Marine uniforms and equipment.

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