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Blue & Gray at Sea

Naval Memoirs of the Civil War

November 18, 2004 | Trade paperback
ISBN: 9780765308962
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Description

Blue & Gray at Sea looks at the naval warriors who took the Civil War out to sea, featuring accounts of their actions in their own words.

Excerpted memoirs included:
- Incidents and Anecdotes of the Cival War by Admiral Porter, including sections dealing with the political schism of the navy at the war's outbreak, as well as accounts of various naval campaigns around the gulf.
- Recollections of a Rebel Reefer by James Morris Morgan , the memoir of a midshipman's coming of age in the Confederate navy including his part in the retreat further south of CSA President Jefferson Davis and his family.
- Autobiography of George Dewey, Admiral of the Navy by Admiral George Dewey who, while a wet-behind-the-ears lieutenant, served under the legendary naval master and Lincoln's Admiral David Farragut.
- Two years on the Alabama by Arthur Sinclair
- CSS Shenandoah: The Memoirs of LT. Commanding James I. Waddell

About this Author

Brian M. Thomsen (1959-2008) was a notable editor of fantasy and science fiction anthologies, and of historical works. His edited volumes of history include Shadows of Blue and Gray: The Civil War Writings of Ambrose Pierce, Blue & Grey At Sea: Naval Memoirs of the Civil War, an abridged version of The Civil War Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant, and The Man in the Arena: Selected Writings of Theodore Roosevelt. His science fiction and fantasy anthologies include Alternate Gettysburgs, The American Fantasy Tradition, and Ocean of Space. He also wrote several short stories and collaborated with Julius Schwartz on Schwartz's autobiography.

ISBN: 9780765308962
Format: Trade paperback
Pages: 448
Publisher: Tor/Forge
Published: 2004-11-18

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