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THE TIMBERCLADS IN THE CIVIL WAR: THE 'LEXINGTON', CONESTOGA' AND 'TYLER' ON THE WESTERN WATERS
Author: Smith, M.J.

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McFarland 2008 Hardback 254mm x 183mm 552 pages photos.

THE TIMBERCLADS IN THE CIVIL WAR: THE 'LEXINGTON', CONESTOGA' AND 'TYLER' ON THE WESTERN WATERS

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This is the first detailed history of Union warships in the western rivers of the Civil War. The author recounts the exploits of the Lexington the Conestoga and the Tyler three steamboats converted to warships that formed the core of the Western Flotilla from 1861 to 1865. The book focuses on the activities of these three ships while providing context for the greater war including accounts of these ships' commanding officers the development of ironclads and the greater role of the Western Flotilla.

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Author Smith, M.J.
Publisher McFarland
ISBN 9780786435784
Date of Publication 2008
Edition N/A
Binding Hardback
Book Size 254mm x 183mm
Number of pages 552
Images photos
Language English Text
SKU MBN12440

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