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The Lincoln gunboats

J. K. Murphy

The Lincoln gunboats

by J. K. Murphy

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Published by Schoolhouse Pub. in Marholm, Peterborough, United Kingdom .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Navy -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.,
    • Gunboats -- History -- 19th century.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 355-356) and index.

      Statementby J.K. Murphy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE591 .M86 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination362 p. :
      Number of Pages362
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6853790M
      ISBN 100953523500
      LC Control Number00361101
      OCLC/WorldCa42137792

      Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March until his assassination in April He successfully led his country through a great constitutional, military and moral crisis – the American Civil War – preserving the Union, while ending slavery, and promoting economic and financial modernization. the campaign for vicksburg An Ohioan named William Tecumseh Sherman called the Mississippi River the spinal column of the American nation. It was and is an apt description of the mighty stream that flows from Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico, down through the heartland of America.

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      Twelve days earlier, Rebel gunboats opened fire on the United States garrison at Fort Sumter in Charleston, South Carolina. On Ap Lincoln issued a proclamation to “call forth, the militia of the several States of the Union, to the aggregate number of seventy-five thousand, in order to suppress” rebellion “in the States of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi 5/5. Bibliography Notes Asiatic Fleet Comprises 26 Vessels The Asiatic Fleet, under command of Admiral Albert Gleaves, who, after his notable service as chief of the Cruiser and Transport Force, was assigned to this important duty, now comprises 26 vessels, including 8 destroyers, as follows: Division 1, Huron (flagship), New Orleans, Albany; Division 2 (south China patrol), Helena, Pampanga.


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