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Union Combined Operations in the Civil War$
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Craig L. Symonds

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780823232864

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: March 2011

DOI: 10.5422/fso/9780823232864.001.0001

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Assailing Satan's Kingdom: Union Combined Operations at Charleston

Assailing Satan's Kingdom: Union Combined Operations at Charleston

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(p.74) 6 Assailing Satan's Kingdom: Union Combined Operations at Charleston
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Union Combined Operations in the Civil War
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Francis J. DuCoin

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Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fso/9780823232864.003.0007

With the exception of Richmond, no city in the Confederacy was the object of more Federal interest and effort than Charleston, South Carolina, where the first shots of the war had been fired, and which was in the minds of many Northerners the very heart and soul of the rebellion. And yet the Union campaign against Charleston, like the thrust up the James River to Drewry's Bluff, foundered on the shoals of poor interservice relations. Despite opportunities, the failure of Union army and navy leaders to cooperate in a genuine combined campaign resulted in frustration, disappointment, and failure.

Keywords:   Civil War, Union, Confederacy, army, navy, interservice relations

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