THUNDER ALONG THE MISSISSIPPI: The River Battles that Split the Confederacy. An exciting and detailed account of the engagements between Union & Confederate ironclads. CLEARANCE SALE--DISCOUNTED 60%-!!
THUNDER ALONG THE MISSISSIPPI: The River Battles that Split the Confederacy. PRICE REDUCED $15.00-- IRONCLADS. Control of the Mississippi may have been the most crucial factor in the Civil War. There had never been anything like them--the Civil War ironclads wrote a stunning new page in naval history, and their battle on the western rivers helped seal the fate of the rebellion. This is a detailed account of the actions at Fort Donelson, Island No. 10, Vicksburg and numerous engagements between Union and Confederate ironclads. This well-documented work describes the creation of the Union riverine ironclad fleet and follows it through the succession of battles that climaxed with the fall of Vicksburg. 304 pages. 16 pages of illustrations. Maps.