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Author Friend, Jack, 1929-

Title West wind, flood tide : the Battle of Mobile Bay / Jack Friend
Published Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, [2004]
©2004
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 308 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Preface ; Acknowledgments; Prologue; PART ONE: EVOLUTION OF A BATTLE ; 1. Ram Fever ; 2. A New General in Chief; 3. The Decision to Attack ; 4. The Plan ; 5. The Attack Is Canceled; 6. A New Plan ; 7. More Delay ; 8. Manhattan Joins the Fleet; 9. Tecumseh Reaches Pensacola; PART TWO: THE END OF THE BEGINNING ; 10. Girding for Battle ; 11. The Troops Embark ; 12. The River Monitors Arrive ; 13. So Daring a Plan ; 14. The Army Lands ; 15. The Navy Is Late ; 16. Tecumseh Steams In ; 17. Get Under Way ; PART THREE: A STORM CLOUD ALL AGLOW; 18. Catastrophe; 19. Go Ahead ; 20. Gauntlet
21. Gunboat Fight 22. Melee ; 23. Surrender ; Epilogue ; Notes ; Bibliography ; About the Author
Summary One of history''s greatest naval engagements and the Civil War''s bloodiest is examined for both its political ramifications and influence on naval tactics and ship design
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Mobile Bay, Battle of, Ala., 1864.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1612513514 (electronic bk.)
9781612513515 (electronic bk.)
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