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Union Combined Operations in the Civil War
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Union Combined Operations in the Civil War

Craig L. Symonds

Abstract

Despite a wealth of books on the campaigns of the American Civil War, the subject of combined or joint operations has been largely neglected. This revealing book offers ten case studies of combined army–navy operations by Union forces. Presented in chronological order, each chapter illuminates an aspect of combined operations during a time of changing technology and doctrine. The chapters cover the war along the rebel coast, including the operations in the North Carolina Sounds in 1861, the Union thrusts up the York and James rivers during the Peninsular Campaign in 1862 and 1864, and the vari ... More

Keywords: American Civil War, combined operations, joint operations, Union, North Carolina Sounds, Peninsular Campaign

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780823232864
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: March 2011 DOI:10.5422/fso/9780823232864.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Craig L. Symonds, editor

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