Storm Over Carolina: The Confederate Navy's Struggle for Eastern North Carolina

Storm Over Carolina The Confederate Navy s Struggle for Eastern North Carolina The struggle for control of the eastern waters of North Carolina duringthe War Between the States was a bitter painful and sometimeshumiliating one for the Confederate navy No better example exists

  • Title: Storm Over Carolina: The Confederate Navy's Struggle for Eastern North Carolina
  • Author: R. Thomas Campbell
  • ISBN: 9781581824865
  • Page: 198
  • Format: Paperback
  • The struggle for control of the eastern waters of North Carolina duringthe War Between the States was a bitter, painful, and sometimeshumiliating one for the Confederate navy No better example exists ofthe classic adage, Too little, too late Burdened by the lack ofadequate warships, construction facilities and even ammunition, nevertheless the South s naval arm fought brThe struggle for control of the eastern waters of North Carolina duringthe War Between the States was a bitter, painful, and sometimeshumiliating one for the Confederate navy No better example exists ofthe classic adage, Too little, too late Burdened by the lack ofadequate warships, construction facilities and even ammunition, nevertheless the South s naval arm fought bravely and recklessly tostem the tide of the Federal invasion of North Carolina from the sea.Storm Over North Carolina is the account of the Southern navy sstruggle in North Carolina waters It is a saga of crushing defeatsinterspersed with moments of brilliant victories It is also the story ofdogged determination and incredible perseverance in the face ofoverwhelming odds

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    1. There are so many book about the famous battles and leaders of the Civil War, it's always good to find books that shed light on lesser known subjects. One can only read so many books about Gettysburg and Hampton Roads (Monitor vs Virginia (Merrimack)). Storm Over Carolina sets out to do just that, it tells the story of the Civil War in eastern North Carolina from a Confederate naval perspective.The Civil War is full of underdog stories, on both sides of the conflict, and the Confederate Navy in [...]

    2. When North Carolina seceded from the Union it formed a state navy. Later this navy was transferred to the Confederate States Navy. A good refuge for blockade runners and privateers, the waters inside the barrier islands soon became the sight of an ongoing naval conflict between the Union and Confederate navies. The appendixes include several personnel rosters. The book is informative and ready to read.

    3. A fine narrative concerned with Confederate efforts to dislodge invading federal forces after 1862. Principally this involved four ironclad rams in three separate theaters. Campbell covers each in lucid style but with meaningful detail. Several source documents are included in the appendix.

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