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USS Massachusetts gets turned away in a duel with a battery on Ship Island manned by CS Marines and sailors.
Found out recently my G G grandfather was a fireman on the USS Massachusetts - I've found out quite a lot about it, but if you have any more info on that ship and the action it saw, I'd be grateful!
 
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A (Mostly) Complete Civil War Naval Bibliography (I of VI)

While I have tried to be complete, I had to draw the line in some places as to what was a "book" and what was an "article," and in general articles in other publications are not included in this listing. And I'm sure I missed a few, and will update to include those as necessary. The next stage (when I get to it) will be to key the titles by subject area, but I wanted to go ahead and put this out there as it stands... this list includes histories of the naval side of the war, biographies of important individuals connected with it, closely-associated land campaigns, and other allied subjects, including items about the antebellum Navy and the diplomatic side of the Civil War (which is strongly linked with the naval side).

(I should also note that listing does not imply approval. I have my undoubted favorites among this list, but there are also some real turkeys. Books that I've read and can especially recommend are marked with a thumbs-up; I tried to limit to 100 but couldn't quite get it down that far... so it's more like the "top 150 or so." For good reference works, I gave a ":geek:".)

Mark F. Jenkins
1/4/2014 (updated periodically)
most recent update: 9/13/16

  • Abbot, Willis J. Blue Jackets of '61: A History of the Navy in the War of Secession. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1887. 318 pp.
  • Abbott, John S. C. Charles Ellet and His Naval Steam Rams. New York: Harper & Bros, 1866.
  • Abbott, John S. C. Heroic Deeds of Heroic Men. XI, The Navy in the North Carolina Sounds. New York: Harper & Bros, 1866.
  • Abnett, Dan. Monitor Versus the Merrimac, The: Ironclads at War! New York: Rosen Pub. Group, 2007.
  • Adams, Brooks. Seizure of the Laird Rams, The. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1911.
  • Adams, Charles F. Charles Francis Adams, By His Son. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1900. 426 pp.
  • Adelson, Bruce and Meier, Arthur, Jr.. David Farragut: Union Admiral. Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 2001. 80 pp.
  • Alden, Carroll Storrs. George Hamilton Perkins, Commodore, USN: His Life and Letters. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1914. 302 pp.
  • Aldrich, Almy M. and Collum, Richard S. History of the United States Marine Corps. Boston: Shepard, 1875. 257 pp.
  • Alexander, Kitt H. Robert Smalls: America's Forgotten Black Naval Hero and the Value of the Steamer Planter to the Confederacy and to the Union. United States: The Author, 1999.
  • Allen, Charles Maxwell and Wiche, Glen N. (ed.). Dispatches From Bermuda: The Civil War Letters of Charles Maxwell Allen, United States Consul at Bermuda, 1861-1868. Kent, Oh.: Kent State Univ. Press, 2008. 251 pp.
  • Amadon, George F. Rise of the Ironclads. Missoula, Mont.: Pictorial Histories Publishing Company, 1988. 77 pp.
  • Ambrose, Stephen E. et. al. Campaigns for Fort Donelson, The. Jamestown, Va.: Eastern Acorn Press, 1983. 45 pp.
  • Ammen, Daniel. Navy in the Civil War, The: Vol. 2, The Atlantic Coast. New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1883. 273 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Ammen, Daniel. Old Navy and the New, The. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1891. 553 pp.
  • AmSouth Bank. AmSouth Bank Collection of Naval Paintings and the Battle of Mobile Bay, The by Xanthus Smith. Birmingham, Ala.: AmSouth, 1989.
  • Anders, Curt. Disaster in Damp Sand: The Red River Expedition. Indianapolis: Guild Press of Indiana, 1997.
  • Anderson, Bern. By Sea and By River. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1962. 303 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Anderson, Dale. Civil War at Sea, The. Milwaukee: World Almanac Library, 2004. 49 pp.
  • Appleyard, John. Stephen R. Mallory: Secretary of the Navy, Confederate States of America. Pensacola: Civil War Soldiers Museum, 1993.
  • Aptheker, Herbert. Negro in the Union Navy, The. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1947.
  • Avery, William B. Gun-Boat Service on the James River. Providence: The Society, 1884.
  • Bacon, Benjamin. Sinews of War: How Technology, Industry and Transportation Won the Civil War. Novato, Calif.: Presidio Press, 1997. 237 pp.
  • Bacon, Edward W. and Burkhardt, George S. (ed.) Double Duty in the Civil War: The Letters of Sailor and Soldier Edward W. Bacon. Carbondale, Ill.: Southern Illinois Univ. Press, 2009. 288 pp.
  • Bailey, Tom. Raphael Semmes: Commander of the Alabama. Birmingham, Ala.: Seacoast Publishing, 2011.
  • Baird, Henry C. Narrative of Rear Admiral Goldsborough, U.S. Navy. Annapolis: US Naval Institute, 1933.
  • Bak, Richard. CSS Hunley, The: The Greatest Undersea Adventure of the Civil War. Dallas, Tex.: Taylor Publishing, 1998. 192 pp.
  • Balch, Thomas Willing. Alabama Arbitration, The. Philadelphia: Allen, Lane and Scott, 1900.
  • Baldwin, John and Powers, Ron. Last Flag Down: The Epic Journey of the Last Confederate Warship. New York: Crown Publishers, 2007. 354 pp.
  • Ballard, Michael B. Grant at Vicksburg: The General and the Siege. Carbondale, Ill.: Southern Illinois Univ. Press, 2013. 232 pp.
  • Ballard, Michael B. Vicksburg: The Campaign That Opened the Mississippi. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2003. 576 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Barnes, James. David G. Farragut. London: K. Paul, Trench, Trubner, 1899. 132 pp.
  • Barnes, John S. and Hayes, John Daniel (ed.) Battle of Port Royal, S.C., The: From the Journal of John Sanford Barnes, October 8 to November 9, 1861. New York: Historical Society, 1961.
  • Barnes, John S. and Hayes, John Daniel (ed.) Early Blockade and Capture of the Hatteras Forts, The: From the Journal of John Sanford Barnes, July 19 to September 1, 1861. New York: Historical Society, 1962.
  • Barnes, John S. Submarine Warfare, Offensive and Defensive, Including a Discussion of the Offensive Torpedo System. New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1869. 233 pp.
  • Barratt, Peter. Circle of Fire: The Story of the USS Susquehanna in the War of the Rebellion. Lulu.com, 2006. 256 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Barrett, Edward. Gunnery Instructions, Simplified for the Volunteer Officers of the US Navy. New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1863. 88 pp.
  • Batcheller, Oliver A. Battle of Mobile Bay, The: August 5, 1864. New York: Magazine of History, 1911.
  • Bates, Alan L. The Western Rivers Engineroom Cyclopaedium. Tiny Thought Press, 1996. 64 pp.
  • Batten, John M. Reminiscences Of Two Years In The United States Navy. Lancaster, Pa.: Inquirer Press, 1881. 125 pp.
  • Baxter, James Phinney III. Introduction of the Ironclad Warship. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Univ. Press, 1933. 398 pp.
  • Bearss, Edwin C. Decision in Mississippi. Jackson, Miss.: Mississippi Committee on the War Between the States, 1962. 636 pp.
  • Bearss, Edwin C. Fall of Fort Henry, The. Dover, Tenn.: Eastern National Park and Monument Association, 1963. 30 pp.
  • Bearss, Edwin C. Hardluck Ironclad: The Sinking and Salvage of the Cairo (Revised ed.). Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, 1980. 192 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Bearss, Edwin C. Rebel Victory at Vicksburg. Vicksburg, Miss.: Vicksburg Centennial Commemoration Commission, 1963. 282 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Bearss, Edwin C. River of Lost Opportunities: The Civil War on the James River 1861-1862. Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1995. 149 pp.
  • Bearss, Edwin C. Vicksburg Campaign, The, Vol. 1: Vicksburg is the Key. Dayton, Oh.: Morningside House, 1985. 734 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Bearss, Edwin C. Vicksburg Campaign, The, Vol. 2: Grant Strikes a Fatal Blow. Dayton, Oh.: Morningside House, 1986. 689 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Bearss, Edwin C. Vicksburg Campaign, The, Vol. 3: Unvexed To The Sea. Dayton, Oh.: Morningside House, 1986. 625 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Beatty, Jerome. Blockade! Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1971. 127 pp.
  • Bell, John. Confederate Seadog: John Taylor Wood in War and Exile. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 2002. 178 pp.
  • Bell, John. Rebels on the Great Lakes: Confederate Naval Commando Operations Launched from Canada, 1863-1864. Toronto: Dundurn, 2011. 256 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Bennett, Frank M. Monitor and the Navy Under Steam, The. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1900. 369 pp.
  • Bennett, Frank M. Steam Navy of the United States, The. Pittsburgh: Warren, 1897. 953 pp.
  • Bennett, Michael J. Union Jacks: Yankee Sailors in the Civil War. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2004. 210 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Bennett, William E. (pseud. Warren Armstrong). Cruise of a Corsair. London: Cassell, 1963. 207 pp.
  • Bergeron, Arthur W., Jr. Confederate Mobile. Jackson, Miss.: Univ. Press of Mississippi, 1991. 296 pp.
  • Bernath, Stuart L. Squall Across the Atlantic: American Civil War Prize Cases and Diplomacy. Berkeley, Calif.: Univ. of California Press, 1970. 229 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Berry, Chester D. Loss of the Sultana and Reminiscences of Survivors. Lansing, Mich.: Darius D. Thorp, 1892. 426 pp.
  • Besse, Summer B. CS Ironclad Virginia, The: With Data and References for a Scale Model. Newport News, Va.: Mariner's Museum, 1937. 47 pp.
  • Besse, Summer B. US Ironclad Monitor, The: With Data and References for a Scale Model. Newport News, Va.: Mariner's Museum, 1936. 24 pp.
  • Bigelow, John. France and the Confederate Navy, 1862-1868: An International Epsiode. New York: Harper & Bros., 1888. 274 pp.
  • Black, Wallace B. Blockade-Runners and Ironclads: Naval Action in the Civil War. New York: Franklin Watts, 1997.
  • Blackett, R. J. M. Divided Hearts: Britain and the American Civil War. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, 2001. 273 pp.
  • Blanding, Stephen F. Recollections of a Sailor Boy; or, The Cruise of the Gunboat Louisiana. Providence: E.A. Johnson, 1886. 330 pp.
  • Block, W. T. and Arnold, J. Barto, III Schooner Sail to Starboard: Confederate Blockade-Running on the Louisiana-Texas Coastlines. Woodville, Tex.: Dogwood Press, 1997. 258 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Boaz, Thomas. Guns for Cotton: England Arms the Confederacy. Shippensburg, Pa.: Burd Street Press, 1996. 73 pp.
  • Borchers, Duane D. Civil War, The: Reports of Armaments on Board Vessels of War of the United States Navy. Annapolis: Maryland Silver Co, 1996.
  • Bowcock, Andrew. CSS Alabama: Anatomy of a Confederate Raider. London: Chatham, 2002.
  • Bowen, Wayne H. Spain and the American Civil War. Columbia, Mo.: Univ. of Missouri, 2011. 200 pp.
  • Bowker, R.R. Danger Beneath the Waves: History of the Confederate Submarine H.L. Hunley. Orangeburg, S.C.: Sandlapper Publishing, 1992.
  • Boykin, Edward C. Ghost Ship of the Confederacy: The Story of the Alabama and Her Captain, Raphael Semmes. New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1957. 404 pp.
  • Boykin, Edward C. Sea Devil of the Confederacy: The Story of the Florida and Her Captain, John Newland Maffitt. New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1959. 306 pp.
  • Boynton, Charles B. History of the Navy During the Rebellion, The [2 volumes]. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1867. v1: 576; v2: 580 pp.
  • Bradford, James C. (ed.). Admirals of the New Steel Navy: Makers of the American Naval Tradition, 1880-1930. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1990.
  • Bradford, James C. (ed.). Captains of the Old Steam Navy: Makers of the American Naval Tradition, 1840-1880. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1986. 322 pp.
  • Bradlee, Francis B. C. Blockade Running During the Civil War and the Effect of Land and Water Transportation on the Confederacy. Salem, Mass.: Essex Institute, 1925. 340 pp.
  • Bradlee, Francis B. C. Forgotten Chapter in Our Naval History, A: A Sketch of the Career of Duncan Nathaniel Ingraham. Salem, Mass.: Essex Institute, 1923.
  • Bradlow, Edna and Bradlow, Frank. Here Comes the Alabama: The Career of a Confederate Raider. Cape Town, South Africa: A. A. Balkema, 1958. 128 pp.
  • Brager, Bruce L. Monitor Vs. the Merrimack, The. Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 2004.
  • Bragg, Jefferson D. Louisiana in the Confederacy. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, 1941. 341 pp.
  • Brandt, John D. Gunnery Catechism, as Applied to the Service of Naval Ordnance. New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1864. 197 pp.
  • Braxton-Secret, Jeanette. Iverson Granderson: First Class "Colored" Boy, Union Navy (1863-1865). Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books, 1998.
  • Bright, Leslie S. and Rowland, William H.; Bardon, James C. CSS Neuse: A Question of Iron and Time. Raleigh, N.C.: North Carolina Dept. of Cultural Resources, 1981. 165 pp.
  • Bright, Leslie S. Blockade Runner Modern Greece and Her Cargo, The. Raleigh, N.C.: North Carolina Dept. of Cultural Resources, 1977. 210 pp.
  • Broadwater, John D. USS Monitor: A Historic Ship Completes Its Final Voyage. College Station, Tex.: Texas A&M Univ. Press, 2012. 338 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Brooke, George M., Jr. John M. Brooke, Naval Scientist and Educator. Charlottesville, Va.: Univ. of Virginia Press, 1980. 372 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Brooke, John M. and Brooke, George M., Jr. (ed.) Ironclads and Big Guns of the Confederacy: The Journal and Letters of John M. Brooke. Columbia, S.C.: Univ. of South Carolina Press, 2002. 257 pp. :geek:
  • Brooksher, William Riley. War Along the Bayous: The 1864 Red River Campaign in Louisiana. Washington: Brassey's Inc., 1998. 237 pp.
  • Brown, David K. Warrior to Dreadnought: Warship Design and Development, 1860-1905. Seaforth Publishing, 2010. 224 pp.
  • Brown, George (ed.). Navy, The: The Union Army, Vol. VII. Madison, Wisc.: Federal Publishing, 1908. 330 pp.
  • Browne, A. K. Story of the Kearsarge and Alabama, The. San Francisco: H. Payot, 1868.
  • Browne, John Mills. Duel between the Alabama and the Kearsarge, The. New York: Century Co., 1886.
  • Browne, Junius H. Four Years in Secessia. Hartford, Conn.: O.D. Case, 1865. 450 pp.
  • Browning, Robert M., Jr. From Cape Charles to Cape Fear: The North Atlantic Blockading Squadron During the Civil War. Tuscaloosa, Ala.: Univ. of Alabama Press, 1993. 309 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Browning, Robert M., Jr. Lincoln's Trident: The West Gulf Blockading Squadron during the Civil War. Tuscaloosa, Ala.: Univ. of Alabama Press, 2014. 712 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Browning, Robert M., Jr. Success Is All That Was Expected: The South Atlantic Blockading Squadron During the Civil War. Washington: Brassey's Inc., 2002. 359 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Bruce, Robert V. Lincoln and the Tools of War. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1956. 369 pp.
  • Bryan, Craig M. Brief History of the CSS Missouri, a Confederate Ironclad, A. Northridge, Calif.: Bryan Pub. Co, 1999.
  • Buker, George E. Blockaders, Refugees, and Contrabands: Civil War on Florida's Gulf Coast, 1861-1865. Tuscaloosa, Ala.: Univ. of Alabama Press, 2004. 196 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Bulloch, James D. Secret Service of the Confederate States in Europe, The: or, How the Confederate Cruisers Were Equipped [2 volumes]. London: Richard Bentley & Son, 1883. 898 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Burgan, Michael. Battle of the Ironclads, The. Minneapolis: Compass Point Books, 2006.
  • Burkhardt, George S. (ed.) Sailing with Farragut: The Civil War Recollections of Bartholomew Diggins. Knoxville, Tenn.: Univ. of Tennessee Press, 2016. 241 pp.
  • Burton, Amos. Journal of the Cruise of the US Ship Susquehanna, A, During the Years 1860, 1861, 1862 and 1863. New York: Edward O. Jenkins, 1863.
  • Burton, E. Milby. Siege of Charleston, The, 1861-1865. Columbia, S.C.: Univ. of South Carolina Press, 1970. 373 pp.
  • Butler, Benjamin Franklin. Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benj. F. Butler (Butler's Book). Boston: A. M. Thayer, 1892. 1154 pp.
  • Butler, Lindley. Pirates, Privateers, and Rebel Raiders of the Carolina Coast. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2000. 226 pp.
  • Butts, Frank B. My First Cruise at Sea and the Loss of the Iron-Clad Monitor. Providence: Sidney S. Rider, 1878.
  • Butts, Frank B. Cruise Along the Blockade, A. Providence: The N. Bangs Williams Co, 1880.
  • Callahan, Edward (ed.). List of Officers of the US Navy and of the Marine Corps, 1775-1900. New York: L.R. Hamersly & Co., 1901. 750 pp. :geek:
  • Calore, Paul. Naval Campaigns of the Civil War. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 2002. 232 pp.
  • Campbell, R. Thomas and Flanders, Alan B.. Confederate Phoenix: The CSS Virginia. Shippensburg, Pa.: Burd Street Press, 2001. 272 pp.
  • Campbell, R. Thomas. Academy on the James: The Confederate Naval School. Shippensburg, Pa.: Burd Street Press, 1998. 283 pp.
  • Campbell, R. Thomas. Beneath the Stainless Banner. Shippensburg, Pa.: White Mane Publishing Company, 1999. 229 pp.
  • Campbell, R. Thomas. Confederate Naval Forces on Western Waters: The Defense of the Mississippi River and Its Tributaries. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 2005. 257 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Campbell, R. Thomas. Confederate Navy Quizzes and Facts. Shippensburg, Pa.: White Mane Publishing Company, 2001. 166 pp.
  • Campbell, R. Thomas. CSS H.L. Hunley, The: Confederate Submarine. Shippensburg, Pa.: White Mane Publishing Company, 1999. 175 pp.
  • Campbell, R. Thomas. Fire and Thunder: Exploits of the Confederate States Navy. Shippensburg, Pa.: White Mane Publishing Company, 1997. 294 pp.
  • Campbell, R. Thomas. Gray Thunder: Exploits of the Confederate States Navy. Shippensburg, Pa.: White Mane Publishing Company, 1995. 213 pp.
  • Campbell, R. Thomas. Hunters of the Night: Confederate Torpedo Boats in the War Between the States. Shippensburg, Pa.: Burd Street Press, 2000. 190 pp.
  • Campbell, R. Thomas. Iron Courage: Confederate Ironclads in the War between the States. Shippensburg, Pa.: Burd Street Press, 2002.
  • Campbell, R. Thomas. Midshipman in Gray. Shippensburg, Pa.: Burd Street Press, 1999. 250 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Campbell, R. Thomas. Sea Hawk of the Confederacy: Charles W. Read. Shippensburg, Pa.: Burd Street Press, 1999. 236 pp.
  • Campbell, R. Thomas. Southern Fire: Exploits of the Confederate States Navy. Shippensburg, Pa.: White Mane Publishing Company, 1996. 263 pp.
  • Campbell, R. Thomas. Southern Thunder: Exploits of the Confederate States Navy. Shippensburg, Pa.: White Mane Publishing Company, 1996. 198 pp.
  • Campbell, R. Thomas. Storm Over Carolina: The Confederate Navy's Struggle for Eastern North Carolina. Nashville: Cumberland House, 2005. 270 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Campbell, R. Thomas. Voices of the Confederate Navy: Articles, Letters, Reports and Reminiscences. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 2007. 355 pp.
  • Canfield, Daniel T. Uncharted Waters: Expeditionary Operations and the Naval Component of Union Military Strategy in the US Civil War, 1861-1862. Ft. Belvoir: Nimble Books, 2010. 62 pp.
  • Canfield, Eugene B. Civil War Naval Ordnance. Washington: G.P.O., 1969. 24 pp.
  • Canney, Donald L. Africa Squadron: The U.S. Navy and the Slave Trade, 1842-1861. Washington: Potomac Books, 2006. 237 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Canney, Donald L. The Confederate Steam Navy, 1861-1865. Atglenn, Penn.: Schiffer Publishing, 2015. 192 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Canney, Donald L. Lincoln's Navy: The Ships, Men and Organization, 1861-65. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1998. 220 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Canney, Donald L. Old Steam Navy, The, Volume 1: Frigates, Sloops and Gunboats, 1815-1855. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1990. 194 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Canney, Donald L. Old Steam Navy, The, Volume 2: The Ironclads, 1842-1885. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1993. 139 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Canney, Donald L. Sailing Warships of the US Navy. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2001. 208 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Carbone, John S. Civil War in Coastal North Carolina, The. Raleigh, N.C.: North Carolina Dept. of Cultural Resources, 2001. 156 pp.
  • Carr, Dawson W. Gray Phantoms of the Cape Fear: Running the Civil War Blockade. Winston-Salem, N.C.: John F. Blair Publisher, 1998. 215 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Carrison, Daniel J. Navy from Wood to Steel, The, 1860-1890. New York: Franklin Watts, 1965. 186 pp.
  • Carse, Robert. Blockade: The Civil War at Sea. New York: Rinehart, 1958. 279 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Carse, Robert. Department of the South: Hilton Head Island in the Civil War. Columbia, S.C.: State Printing Company, 1961. 150 pp.
  • Carter, Alden R. Battle of the Ironclads: The Monitor and the Merrimack. New York: Franklin Watts, 1993.
  • Carter, Samuel, III. Final Fortress, The: The Campaign for Vicksburg 1862-1863. New York: Saint Martin's Press, 1980. 315 pp.
  • Case, Lynn M. and Spencer, Warren F. United States and France, The: Civil War Diplomacy. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 1970. 747 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Caskie, J.A. Life and Letters of Matthew Fontaine Maury, The. Richmond, Va.: Richmond Press, 1928. 191 pp.
  • Cassidey, Francis Asbury Lumsden. Cruise of the Confederate Privateer "Mariner": An Account by One of Her Crew. Jacksonville, Fla.: Historical Records Survey, 1936.
  • Castlen, Harriet (Gift). Hope Bids Me Onward. Savannah, Ga.: Chatham, 1945. 198 pp.
  • Catton, Bruce. Grant Moves South. Boston: Little, Brown, 1960. 564 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Cauthen, Charles C. South Carolina Goes to War. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1950. 256 pp.
  • Cetin, Frank. Nobody Stops Cushing. New York: Putnam, 1966.
 
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A (Mostly) Complete Civil War Naval Bibliography (II of VI)

  • Chaffin, Tom. H.L. Hunley, The: The Secret Hope of the Confederacy. New York: Hill & Wang, 2008. 352 pp.
  • Chaffin, Tom. Sea of Gray: The Around-the-World Odyssey of the Confederate Raider Shenandoah. New York: Hill & Wang, 2006. 377 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Chaitin, Peter M. Coastal War, The: Chesapeake Bay to Rio Grande. Alexandria, Va.: Time Life, 1984. 176 pp.
  • Chance, Franklin N. and Chance, Paul C., and Topper, David L. Tangled Machinery and Charred Relics: The Historical Investigation of the CSS Nashville. Orangeburg, S.C.: Sun Printing, 1985. 267 pp.
  • Chase, Susan F. and Clark, Carol S. Letters from the River War: Civil War on the St. Johns River 1862. [S.l.]: Eastern National, 2007.
  • Chesnau, Roger (ed.) and Kolesnik, Eugene M. (ed.). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships, 1860-1905. London: Conway Maritime Press, 1979. 421 pp. :geek:
  • Chester, Colby Mitchell. Chasing the Blockaders. 1913.
  • Chisholm, Donald. Waiting for Dead Men's Shoes: Origins and Development of the US Navy's Officer Personnel System, 1793-1941. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press, 2001. 817 pp. :geek:
  • Church, William C. Life of John Ericsson, The [2 vols.]. New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1890. v1: 303; v2: 357 pp.
  • Clancy, Paul R. Ironclad: The Epic Battle, Calamitous Loss, and Historic Recovery of the USS Monitor. Camden, Me.: Ragged Mountain Press, 2005. 208 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Clark, George E. Seven Years of a Sailor's Life. Boston: Adams, 1867. 358 pp.
  • Clarke, Hewitt. He Saw the Elephant. Spring, Tex.: Lone Star Press, 2000. 263 pp.
  • Clayton, William F. Narrative of the Confederate States Navy, A. Weldon, N.C.: Harrell, 1910. 116 pp.
  • Clemens, Samuel L. (pseud. Mark Twain). Life on the Mississippi. Boston: J.R. Osgood, 1883. 624 pp.
  • Cochran, Hamilton. Blockade Runners of the Confederacy. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1958. 350 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Coddington, Ronald S. Faces of the Civil War Navies: An Album of Union and Confederate Sailors. Baltimore: John Hopkins Univ. Press, 2016. 440 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Cogar, William B. Dictionary of Admirals of the U.S. Navy, Volume 1: 1862-1900. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1989. 214 pp. :geek:
  • Coggins, Jack. Arms and Equipment of the Civil War. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1962. 160 pp.
  • Coker, Michael D. The Battle of Port Royal. Charleston, S.C.: The History Press, 2009. 128 pp.
  • Coletta, Paolo Enrico. Old Beeswax, Raphael Semmes. Bloomington, Ind.: 1stBooks Library, 2002.
  • Conlin, David L. USS Housatonic Site Assessment. Santa Fe, N.M.: Submerged Resources Center, Intermountain Region, National Park Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior, 2005. 309 pp.
  • Conrad, James Lee. Rebel Reefers: The Organization and Midshipmen of the CSN Academy. New York: Da Capo Press, 2003. 224 pp.
  • Cooling, Benjamin Franklin, III. Forts Henry and Donelson: The Key to the Confederate Heartland. Knoxville, Tenn.: Univ. of Tennessee Press, 1987. 354 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Coombe, Jack D. Gunfire Around the Gulf: The Last Major Naval Campaigns of the Civil War. New York: Bantam, 1999. 231 pp.
  • Coombe, Jack D. Gunsmoke Over the Atlantic: First Naval Actions of the Civil War. New York: Bantam, 2002. 218 pp.
  • Coombe, Jack D. Thunder Along the Mississippi: The River Battles That Split The Confederacy. New York: Sarpedon, 1996. 260 pp.
  • Coontz, Robert E. From the Mississippi to the Sea. Philadelphia: Dorrance & Co., 1930. 483 pp.
  • Cooper, Willie. Forgotten Legacy, The: Black Soldiers and Sailors Who Fought in the the Civil War, 1862-1866. Jamaica, N.Y.: Bravin, 2010.
  • Corbin, Diana F. (Maury). Life of Matthew Fontaine Maury, A. London: S. Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1888. 326 pp.
  • Cornish, Dudley Taylor and Laas, Virginia Jeans. Lincoln's Lee: The Life Of Samuel Phillips Lee, United States Navy, 1812-1897. Lawrence, Kans.: Univ. Press of Kansas, 1986. 187 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Coski, John M. Capital Navy: The Men, Ships and Operations of the James River Squadron. Campbell, Calif.: Savas Woodbury Publishers, 1996. 344 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Coski, John M. Confederate Navy, The (Exhibition Catalog). Richmond, Va.: Museum of the Confederacy, 2005. 63 pp.
  • Cotham, Edward T. Battle on the Bay: The Civil War Struggle for Galveston. Austin, Tex.: Univ. of Texas Press, 1998. 253 pp.
  • Cotham, Edward T. Sabine Pass: The Confederacy's Thermopylae. Austin, Tex.: Univ. of Texas Press, 2004. 245 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Courtemanche, Regis A. No Need of Glory: The British Navy in American Waters, 1860-1864. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1977. 204 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Cowley, Charles. Leaves from a Lawyer's Life, Afloat and Ashore. Lowell, Mass: Penshallow Print. Co, 1879.
  • Cracknell, William H. Warship Profile 36: United States Navy Monitors of the Civil War. Windsor, Berks.: Profile Publications Ltd., 1973. 24 pp.
  • Crandall, Warren D. and Newell, Isaac D. History of the Ram Fleet and the Mississippi Marine Brigade. St. Louis: Burchart Bros., 1907. 464 pp.
  • Cranwell, John P. Spoilers of the Sea: Wartime Raiders in the Age of Steam. New York: Norton, 1941. 308 pp.
  • Craven, Thomas Tingey. Record of the Testimony Taken in the Trial of Commodore T.T. Craven, United States Navy. New York: C.S. Westcott & Co., Printers, 1866. 176 pp.
  • Critchell, Robert S. Recollections of a Fire Insurance Man Including His Experience in U.S. Navy (Mississippi Squadron) During the Civil War. Chicago: Rogers & Hall, 1909. 164 pp.
  • Crompton, Barry J. Confederates Down Under: The Shenandoah in Melbourne, January 1865. Australia: Archer Memorial Civil War Library, 1994.
  • Crompton, Barry J. Australia and the American Civil War. Australia: Archer Memorial Civil War Library, 1998.
  • Cross, Coy F. Lincoln's Man in Liverpool: Consul Dudley and the Legal Battle to Stop Confederate Warships. DeKalb, Ill.: Northern Illinois Univ. Press, 2007. 190 pp. :thumbsup:
  • CS Navy Department. Ordnance Instructions for the Confederate States Navy. London: Saunders, Otley & Co., 1864. 171 pp.
  • Cunningham, Alvin Robert. Conrad Elroy, Powder Monkey: The Role of the Navy in the Civil War. Logan, Iowa: Perfection Learning, 2004. 48 pp.
  • Cunningham, Edward C. Port Hudson Campaign, The, 1862-1863. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, 1963. 174 pp.
  • Cureton, Charles H. and Sullivan, David M. The Civil War Uniforms of the United States Marine Corps: The Regulations of 1859. San Jose, Cal.: R. James Bender Publishing, 2009. 296 pp.
  • Currie, George E. and Clarke, Norman E., Sr. (ed.) Warfare Along the Mississippi: The Letters of Lieutenant Colonel George E. Currie. Mount Pleasant, Mich.: Central Michigan Univ., 1961. 153 pp.
  • Curry, Angus. Officers of the CSS Shenandoah, The. Gainesville, Fla.: Univ. Press of Florida, 2006. 448 pp.
  • Cushing, William B. and Carter, Alden R. (ed.) Sea Eagle, The: The Civil War Memoir of Lt. Cdr. William B. Cushing, USN. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2009. 184 pp.
  • Cussler, Clive and Dirgo, Craig. Little Sub That Could & Did, The: H.L. Hunley. Garden Island, N.S.W.: Naval Historical Society of Australia, 2002.
  • Cussler, Clive and Dirgo, Craig. Sea Hunters II, The. New York: Berkley, 2002. 423 pp.
  • Cussler, Clive and Dirgo, Craig. Sea Hunters, The. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996. 364 pp.
  • Dahlgren, Madeline Vinton. Memoirs of John A. Dahlgren, Rear Admiral, United States Navy, by His Widow. Boston: J.R. Osgood, 1882. 660 pp.
  • Daly, Robert W. How the Merrimac Won: The Strategic Story of the CSS Virginia. New York: Crosswell, 1957. 211 pp.
  • Dalzell, George Walton. Flight from the Flag, The: The Continuing Effect of the Civil War upon the American Carrying Trade. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1940. 292 pp.
  • Daniel, Larry J. and Bock, Lynn N. Island No. 10: Struggle for the Mississippi Valley. Tuscaloosa, Ala.: Univ. of Alabama Press, 1996. 216 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Daniel, Larry J. and Gunter, Riley W. Confederate Cannon Foundries. Union City, Tenn.: Pioneer Press, 1977. 112 pp.
  • Davenport, Francis O. On a Man-of-War: A Series of Naval Sketches. Detroit: E.B. Smith & Co, 1878.
  • Davis, Charles H., Jr. Life of Charles H. Davis, Rear Admiral, 1807-1877, The. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1899. 349 pp.
  • Davis, George B., et. al. Official Military Atlas of the Civil War, The. Washington: G.P.O., 1891. 350 pp. :geek:
  • Davis, Nora Marshall. Military and Naval Operations in South Carolina, 1860-1865; A Chronological List, with References to Sources of Further Information. Columbia, S.C.: South Carolina Confederate War Centennial Commission, 1959.
  • Davis, William C. Duel Between the First Ironclads. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1975. 201 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Dawson, Francis W. Reminiscences of Confederate Service, 1861-1865. Charleston, S.C.: News and Courier Book Presses, 1882. 180 pp.
  • de Kay, James Tertius. Monitor: The Story of the Revolutionary Ship and the Man Whose Invention Changed the Course of History. New York: Walker & Company, 1997. 247 pp.
  • de Kay, James Tertius. Rebel Raiders, The: The Astonishing History of the Confederacy's Secret Navy. New York: Ballantine Books, 2002. 257 pp.
  • De Leon, Perry M. Navies in the War and the Confederate Navy in the War between the States. Washington: Shaw Brothers, 1910.
  • Deichmann, Catherine Lynch. Rogues & Runners: Bermuda and the American Civil War. Hamilton, Bermuda : Bermuda National Trust, 2003. 79 pp.
  • Delaney, Caldwell. Confederate Mobile. Mobile: Haunted Book Shop, 1971. 360 pp.
  • Delaney, Norman C. Ghost Ship: The Confederate Raider Alabama. Middletown, Conn.: Southfarm Press, 1989.
  • Delaney, Norman C. John McIntosh Kell of the Raider Alabama. Tuscaloosa, Ala.: Univ. of Alabama Press, 1973. 270 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Delgado, James P. Misadventures of a Civil War Submarine: Iron, Guns, and Pearls. College Station, Tex.: Texas A&M Univ. Press, 2012.
  • Delgado, James P. Symbol of American Ingenuity, A: Assessing the Significance of the USS Monitor. Washington: National Park Service, 1988.
  • Dew, Charles B. Ironmaker to the Confederacy: Joseph R. Anderson and the Tredegar Iron Works. New Haven, Conn.: Yale Univ. Press, 1966. 345 pp.
  • Dewey, George. Autobiography of George Dewey, Admiral of the Navy. New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1913. 337 pp.
  • Dickson, James and Durham, Roger S. (ed.). High Seas and Yankee Gunboats: A Blockade-Running Adventure from the Diary of James Dickson. Columbia, S.C.: Univ. of South Carolina Press, 2005. 185 pp.
  • Ditzel, Paul C. Ruthless Exploits of Admiral John Winslow, The: Naval Hero of the Civil War. New Albany, Ind.: FBH Publishers, 1991.
  • Dodson, C. Marion and Earp, Charles Albert (ed.). Yellow Flag: The Civil War Journal of Surgeon's Steward C. Marion Dodson. Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 2002. 151 pp.
  • Donnelly, Ralph W. and Sullivan, David M. (ed.) Biographical Sketches of the Commissioned Officers of the Confederate States Marine Corps. Shippensburg, Pa.: White Mane Publishing Company, 2001. 346 pp.
  • Donnelly, Ralph W. Confederate States Marine Corps, The: The Rebel Leathernecks. Shippensburg, Pa.: White Mane Publishing Company, 1989. 337 pp. :geek:
  • Donnelly, Ralph W. Service Records of Confederate Enlisted Marines. Washington, N.C.: Ralph W. Donnelly, 1979.
  • Donovan, Frank R. Ironclads of the Civil War. New York: American Heritage, 1964. 153 pp.
  • Dorsey, Florence L. Road to the Sea: The Story of James B. Eads and the Mississippi River. New York: Rinehart, 1947. 340 pp.
  • Dougherty, Kevin. Leadership Lessons: The Campaigns for Vicksburg 1862-63. Philadelphia: Casemate Publishers and Book Distributors, 2011. 241 pp.
  • Dougherty, Kevin. Military Leadership Lessons of the Charleston Campaign, 1861-1865. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2014. 277 pp.
  • Dougherty, Kevin. Ships of the Civil War: An Illustrated Guide to the Fighting Vessels of the Union and the Confederacy. London: Amber Books, 2013. 220 pp.
  • Dougherty, Kevin. Strangling the Confederacy: Coastal Operations in the American Civil War. Philadelphia: Casemate Publishers and Book Distributors, 2010. 233 pp.
  • Dougherty, Kevin and Moore, J. Michael. Peninsula Campaign of 1862, The: A Military Analysis. Jackson, Miss.: Univ. Press of Mississippi, 2005. 198 pp.
  • Dougherty, Terri. Admiral David Farragut: Full Speed Ahead! Stockton, NJ: OTTN Pub, 2012.
  • Doyle, Don H. The Cause of All Nations: An International History of the Civil War. New York: Basic Books, 2015. 400 pp.
  • Drayton, Percival. Naval Letters of Percival Drayton, 1861-1865. New York: The Library, 1906. 81 pp.
  • Driggs, George W. Opening of the Mississippi; or, Two Years Campaigning in the South-west. Madison, Wisc.: W.J. Park, 1864. 149 pp.
  • Driscoll, John K. Civil War on Pensacola Bay, The, 1861-1862. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 2007. 240 pp. :thumbsup:
  • du Pont, Henry. Rear-Admiral Samuel Francis Du Pont, United States Navy: A Biography. New York: National Americana Society, 1926. 320 pp.
  • Du Pont, Samuel F. and Hayes, John D. (ed.) Samuel Francis Du Pont: A Selection From His Civil War Letters [3 volumes]. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press, 1969.
  • Du Pont, Samuel F. Official Dispatches and Letters of Rear Admiral Du Pont, U.S. Navy, 1846-48, 1861-63. Wilmington, Del.: Ferris Brothers, 1883. 531 pp.
  • Dubrow, Julia (Stimers). Monitor and Alban C. Stimers, The. Orlando, Fla: Ferris Print. Co, 1936.
  • Dudley, William S. Going South: US Navy Officer Resignations & Dismissals on the Eve of the Civil War. Washington: Naval Historical Foundation, 1981. 55 pp. :geek:
  • Duffy, James P. Lincoln's Admiral: The Civil War Campaigns of David Farragut. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1997. 276 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Dufour, Charles L. Night the War Was Lost, The. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1960. 427 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Dufour, Charles L. Nine Men in Gray. New York: Doubleday, 1963. 364 pp.
  • Dufrene, Dennis J. Civil War Baton Rouge, Port Hudson and Bayou Sara: Capturing the Mississippi. Charleston, S.C.: History Press, 2012. 128 pp.
  • Dull, Jonathan R. American Naval History, 1607-1865: Overcoming the Colonial Legacy. Lincoln, Nebraska: Univ. of Nebraska Press, 2012. 182 pp.
  • Dupuy, Trevor N. and Fisher, Leonhard Everett. First Book of Civil War Naval Actions, The. New York: Franklin Watts, 1961.
  • Durham, Roger S. Guardian of Savannah: Fort McAllister, Georgia, in the Civil War and Beyond. Columbia SC: Univ. of South Carolina Press, 2008. 282 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Durkin, Joseph T. Armorer of the Confederacy: Stephen R. Mallory. New York: Benziger Brothers, 1960. 186 pp.
  • Durkin, Joseph T. Confederate Navy Chief: Stephen R. Mallory. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1954. 446 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Edge, Frederick Milnes. An Englishman's View of the Battle between the Alabama and the Kearsarge. New York: W. Abbatt, 1908.
  • Edmonds, David C. Guns of Port Hudson, The. Lafayette, La.: Acadiana Press, 1983. 271 pp.
  • Edwards, E.M.H. Commander William Barker Cushing of the United States Navy. New York: F.T. Neeley, 1898. 202 pp.
  • Eliot, George Fielding. Daring Sea Warrior: Franklin Buchanan. New York: Messner, 1962. 191 pp.
  • Eller, Ernest M. and Knox, Dudley W. Civil War at Sea, The: The Nation Notes and Long Remembers. Washington: Naval Historical Foundation, 1961. 21 pp.
  • Ellicott, John Morris. Life of John Ancrum Winslow, Rear-Admiral, United States Navy, The: Who Commanded the US Steamer Kearsarge in Her Action with the Confederate Cruiser Alabama. New York: Putnam, 1902. 281 pp.
  • Elliott, James W. Transport to Disaster. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1962. 247 pp.
  • Elliott, Robert G. Ironclad of the Roanoke: Gilbert Elliott's Albemarle. Shippensburg, Pa.: White Mane Publishing Company, 1994. 372 pp. :thumbsup:
  • English, Andrew R. Chasing the Fox: The Chronology of a Blockade Runner. Baltimore: Gateway Press, 2004. 124 pp.
  • Ericson, Peter. Running the Batteries. Morrisville, N.C.: Lulu.com, 2008. 436 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Evans, Robley D. Sailor's Log, A. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1901. 467 pp.
  • Fagan, P. W. An Abstract Log and a Journal of the Incidents of the Cruise of the U.S. Steamer San Jacinto, in the Years 1859, 1860, and 1861. Boston: Wright & Potter, 1861.
  • Falk, Edwin A. Fighting Bob Evans. New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, 1931.
  • Farenholt, Oscar Walter. Monitor Catskill, The: A Year's Reminiscences, 1863-1864. San Francisco: Shannon-Conmy Print. Co, 1912.
  • Farragut, Loyall. Life and Letters of Admiral Farragut, First Admiral of the United States Navy, The. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1879. 586 pp.
  • Ferris, Norman B. Desperate Diplomacy: William H. Seward's Foreign Policy, 1861. Knoxville, Tenn.: Univ. of Tennessee, 1976. 265 pp.
  • Ferris, Norman B. Trent Affair, The. Knoxville, Tenn.: Univ. of Tennessee Press, 1977.
  • Field, Ron and Gerrard, Howard and Bull, Peter. Confederate Ironclad vs. Union Ironclad: Hampton Roads 1862. London: Osprey Publishing, 2008. 80 pp.
  • Field, Ron. American Civil War Fortifications: The Mississippi and River Forts. London: Osprey Publishing, 2007. 64 pp.
  • Field, Ron. American Civil War Marines 1861-65. London: Osprey Publishing, 2004. 64 pp.
  • Field, Ron. Bluejackets: Uniforms of the United States Navy in the Civil War Period, 1852-1865. Atglen, Penn.: Schiffer Publishing, 2009. 327 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Finney, Suzanne S. and Graves, Michael W. Site Identification and Documentation of a Civil War Shipwreck Thought to Be Sunk by the C.S.S. Shenandoah in April 1865. Washington: American Battlefield Protection Program, 2002.
  • Fishbaugh, Charles P. From Paddle Wheels to Propellors. Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society, 1970. 240 pp.
  • Fisher, Charles B. and Sluby, Paul E. and Wormley, Stanton L. Diary of Charles B. Fisher. Washington: Columbian Harmony Society, 1983.
  • Fiske, John. Mississippi Valley in the Civil War, The. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1900. 368 pp.
  • Fonvielle, Chris E., Jr. Faces of Fort Fisher, 1861-1864. Carolina Beach, N.C.: N.C. Starburst Press, 2013. 158 pp.
  • Fonvielle, Chris E., Jr. Fort Anderson: The Battle For Wilmington. Mason City, Iowa: Savas Publishing, 1999. 136 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Fonvielle, Chris E., Jr. Fort Fisher 1865: The Photographs of T. H. O'Sullivan. Carolina Beach, N.C.: N.C. Starburst Press, 2011. 128 pp. :geek:
  • Fonvielle, Chris E., Jr. To Forge a Thunderbolt: Fort Anderson and the Battle for Wilmington. Carolina Beach, N.C.: N.C. Starburst Press, 2015. 208 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Fonvielle, Chris E., Jr. Wilmington Campaign, The: Last Rays of Departing Hope. Campbell, Calif.: Savas Publishing, 1997. 623 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Force, Manning. From Fort Henry to Corinth. New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1881. 204 pp.
  • Foreman, Amanda. World on Fire, A: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War. New York: Random House, 2012. 1008 pp.
  • Forrest, Douglas French and Still, William N., Jr. (ed.). Odyssey in Gray: A Diary of Confederate Service, 1863-1865. Richmond, Va.: Virginia State Library, 1979. 352 pp.
  • Fowler, William M. Under Two Flags: The American Navy in the Civil War. New York: Avon Books, 1990. 352 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Fox, Gustavus V. and Thompson, Robert M. and Wainwright, Richard (eds.) Confidential Correspondence of Gustavus V. Fox, Assistant Secretary of the Navy, 1861-1865 [2 volumes]. New York: Naval History Society, 1918.
  • Fox, Stephen R. Wolf of the Deep: Raphael Semmes and the Notorious Confederate Raider CSS Alabama. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2007. 317 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Franklin, Samuel R. Memoirs of a Rear Admiral Who Has Served for More than Half a Century in the Navy of the United States. New York: Harper, 1898. 397 pp.
  • Frazier, Donald S. Cottonclads! The Battle of Galveston and the Defense of the Texas Coast. Fort Worth, Tex.: Ryan Place Publishers, 1996. 144 pp.
  • Frazier, Donald S. Fire in the Cane Field: The Federal Invasion of Louisiana and Texas, January 1861 - January 1863. Buffalo Gap, Tex.: State House/McWhiney Foundation Press, 2009. 340 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Frazier, Donald S. Thunder Across the Swamp: The Fight for the Lower Mississippi, February-May 1863. Buffalo Gap, Tex.: State House/McWhiney Foundation Press, 2011. 544 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Frazier, Donald. Blood on the Bayou: Vicksburg, Port Hudson, and the Trans-Mississippi. Buffalo Gap, Tex.: State House/McWhiney Foundation Press, 2015. 452 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Friend, Jack. West Wind, Flood Tide: The Battle of Mobile Bay. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2004. 336 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Fullam, George Townley and Summersell, Charles G. (ed.). Journal of George Townley Fullam: Boarding Officer of the CSS Alabama. Tuscaloosa, Ala.: Univ. of Alabama Press, 1973. 229 pp.
  • Fullam, George Townley. Cruise of the Alabama from Her Departure from Liverpool Until Her Arrival at the Cape of Good Hope, The. Liverpool: Lee and Nightingale, W.H. Peat, 1863. 48 pp.
  • Fuller, Howard. Navies of the Civil War 1861-1865. London: Conway Maritime Press, 2005. 176 pp.
  • Fuller, Howard J. Clad in Iron: The American Civil War and the Challenge of British Naval Power. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2007. 409 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Gaines, W. Craig. Encyclopedia of Civil War Shipwrecks. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, 2008. 231 pp.
  • Gardiner, Robert. Steam, Steel and Shellfire: The Steam Warship, 1815-1905 (Conway's History of the Ship). Conway Maritime Press, 2001. 192 pp.
  • Garnett, Carrol M. Fort Lowry and Raiders on the Rappahannock. New York: Vantage Press, 2002. 296 pp.
  • Gentile, Gary. Ironclad Legacy: Battles of the USS Monitor. Philadelphia: G. Gentile Productions, 1993. 280 pp.
  • Gerson, Noel B. (pseud. Paul Lewis). Yankee Admiral: A Biography of David Dixon Porter. New York: D. McKay, 1968. 210 pp.
  • Gibbons, Tony. Warships and Naval Battles of the Civil War. New York: W. H. Smith, 1989. 175 pp.
  • Gibson, Charles Dana and Gibson, E. Kay. Assault and Logistics: Union Army Coastal and River Operations 1861-1866. Camden, Me.: Ensign Press, 1995. 655 pp. :geek:
 
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A (Mostly) Complete Civil War Naval Bibliography (III of VI)

  • Gibson, Charles Dana and Gibson, E. Kay. Dictionary of Transports and Combatant Vessels, Steam and Sail, Employed by the Union Army, 1861-1868. Camden, Me.: Ensign Press, 1995. 348 pp. :geek:
  • Gillmore, Quincy A. Engineer and Artillery Operations Against the Defenses of Charleston Harbor, 1863. New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1865. 314 pp.
  • Gindlesperger, James. Fire on the Water: The USS Kearsarge and the CSS Alabama. Shippensburg, Pa.: Burd Street Press, 2003. 333 pp.
  • Gleaves, Albert and Hunter, Charles. Affair of the Blanche, The (October 7, 1862): An Incident of the Civil War. Annapolis: US Naval Institute, 1922.
  • Gleaves, Albert. Life and Letters of Rear Admiral Stephen B. Luce, U.S. Navy, Founder of the Naval War College. New York: Putnam, 1925. 381 pp.
  • Glover, Ross. Confederate Navy Stories: By the Men Who Lived Them. Jacksonville, Fla.: JADA Press, 2014. 270 pp.
  • Goodrich, Albert M. Cruise and Captures of the Alabama. Minneapolis: H.W. Wilson, 1906. 216 pp.
  • Goodwin, Josiah Henry and Wiseley, William (ed.). Diary of Josiah Henry Goodwin: Fife Major for the Fife and Drum Band of the Mississippi Marine Brigade, Covering the Period January 1, 1863 Through June 1, 1864. 1983.
  • Gosnell, H. Allen. Guns on the Western Waters: The Story of River Gunboats in the Civil War. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, 1949. 273 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Gould, William Benjamin. Diary of a Contraband: The Civil War Passage of a Black Sailor. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press, 2002. 400 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Grabau, Warren E. Ninety-Eight Days: A Geographer's View of the Vicksburg Campaign. Knoxville, Tenn.: Univ. of Tennessee Press, 2000. 617 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Grady, John. Matthew Fontaine Maury, Father of Oceanography: A Biography, 1806-1873. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2015. 264 pp.
  • Gragg, Rod. Confederate Goliath: The Battle of Fort Fisher. New York: Harper Collins, 1991. 343 pp.
  • Graham, Eric J. Clyde Built: Blockade Runners, Cruisers, and Armoured Rams of the American Civil War. Edinburgh, Scotland: Birlinn Press, 2006. 238 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Graham, Ian and Antram, David. You Wouldn't Want to Be in the First Submarine!: An Undersea Expedition You'd Rather Avoid. New York: Franklin Watts, 2009.
  • Grant, Ulysses S. Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant. New York: Charles Webster, 1885. 544 pp.
  • Grattan, John W. and Scheller, Robert J., Jr. Under the Blue Pennant: Or Notes of a Naval Officer, 1863-1865. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1999. 239 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Graves, Henry Lea and Harwell, Richard B. (ed.). Confederate Marine, A: A Sketch of Henry Lea Graves. Tuscaloosa, Ala.: Confederate Pub. Co., 1963. 140 pp.
  • Gregg, Joisah; Adirenne Sachse and Wesley Moody, eds. The Diary of a Civil War Marine: Private Josiah Gregg. Farleigh Dickinson Univ. Press, 2013. 158 pp.
  • Greene, Francis Vinton. Mississippi, The (Campaigns of the Civil War). New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1885. 276 pp.
  • Greene, Jack and Massignani, Alessandro. Ironclads At War: The Origin And Development Of The Armored Battleship. Conshohocken, Pa.: Combined Books, 1998. 424 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Groom, Winston. Vicksburg, 1863. New York: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2009. 512 pp.
  • Gunther, Charles F. and Allardice, Bruce S. (ed.) Two Years Before the Paddlewheel: Charles F. Gunther, Mississippi River Confederate. Abilene, Tex.: State House Press, 2012. 350 pp.
  • Gusley, Henry O. and Cotham, Edward T. (ed.) Southern Journey of a Civil War Marine, The: The Illustrated Note-Book of Henry O. Gusley. Austin, Tex.: Univ. of Texas Press, 2010. 223 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Hackemer, Kurt. US Navy And The Origins Of The Military Industrial Complex, The, 1847 1883. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2001. 181 pp.
  • Hague, Parthenia A. Blockaded Family, A: Life in Southern Alabama during the Civil War. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1888. 176 pp.
  • Hairr, John. CSS Chickamauga: The South's Forgotton Cruiser. Erwin, N.C.: Averasboro Press, 1997. 112 pp.
  • Hale, Nathan. Big Bad Ironclad!: A Civil War Steamship Showdown. New York: Amulet Books/Abrams, 2012.
  • Hall, Andrew W. Civil War Blockade Running on the Texas Coast. Charleston SC: The History Press, 2014. 144 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Halstead, Murat. Life and Achievements of Admiral Dewey: From Montpelier to Manila ... The Famous Admiral ... Hero of Manila. Chicago: Our Possessions Pub. Co, 1899.
  • Hamersly, Lewis Randolph. Naval Encyclopedia, A. Philadelphia: Hamersley, 1884. 872 pp.
  • Hamersly, Lewis Randolph. Records of Living Officers of the US Navy and Marine Corps, The, 1861-1865. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1870. 343 pp. :geek:
  • Hamersly, Lewis Randolph. Records of Living Officers of the US Navy and Marine Corps, The, 1894. Philadelphia: J.B. Rogers, 1894. 436 pp.
  • Hamilton, James J. Battle of Fort Donelson, The. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1968. 378 pp.
  • Harlowe, Jerry. Monitors: The Men, Machines and Mystique. Gettysburg, Penn.: Thomas Publications, 2001.
  • Harris, Thomas L. Trent Affair, The; Including a Review of English and American Relations at the Beginning of the Civil War. Indianapolis: Bowen-Merrill, 1896. 288 pp.
  • Harwood, Andrew A. Law and Practice of United States Naval Courts-Martial, The. New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1867. 325 pp.
  • Hattaway, Herman and Jones, Archer. How the North Won: A Military History of the Civil War. Urbanna, Ill.: Univ. of Illinois Press, 1983. 742 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Havighurst, Walter. Voices on the River: The Story of the Mississippi Waterways. New York: Castle Books, 1964. 332 pp.
  • Hawk, Fran. Story of the H.L. Hunley and Queenie's Coin, The. Chelsea, Mich.: Sleeping Bear Press, 2004.
  • Hay, David and Hay, Joan. Last of the Confederate Privateers, The. New York: Crescent Books, 1977. 178 pp.
  • Haywood, Philip D. Cruise of the Alabama, The. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1886. 150 pp.
  • Headley, Joel Tyler. Farragut and Our Naval Commanders. New York: E.B. Treat, 1867. 609 pp.
  • Headley, Joel Tyler. Our Navy in the Great Rebellion: Heroes and Battles of the War 1861-65. New York: E.B. Treat, 1891. 616 pp.
  • Headley, John W. Confederate Operations in Canada and New York. New York: Neale Books, 1906. 480 pp.
  • Headley, Phineas C. Life and Naval Career of Vice-Admiral David Glascoe Farragut, The. New York: William H. Appleton, 1865. 342 pp.
  • Headley, Phineas C. Miner Boy and His Monitor, The: The Career and Achievements of John Ericsson, Engineer. Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1883. 297 pp.
  • Hearn, Chester G. Admiral David Dixon Porter: The Civil War Years. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1996. 376 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Hearn, Chester G. Admiral David Glasgow Farragut: The Civil War Years. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1998. 382 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Hearn, Chester G. Capture of New Orleans, The, 1862. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, 1995. 292 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Hearn, Chester G. Ellet's Brigade: The Strangest Outfit of All. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, 2000. 256 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Hearn, Chester G. Gray Raiders of the Sea: How Eight Confederate Warships Destroyed the Union's High Seas Commerce. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, 1992. 351 pp.
  • Hearn, Chester G. Mobile Bay and the Mobile Campaign: The Last Great Battles of the Civil War. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 1993. 272 pp.
  • Hearn, Chester G. Naval Battles of the Civil War (Rebels & Yankees). San Diego: Thunder Bay Press, 2000. 256 pp.
  • Hearn, Chester G. Tracks in the Sea: Matthew Fontaine Maury and the Mapping of the Oceans. International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press, 2003. 288 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Hearn, Chester G. When the Devil Came Down to Dixie: Ben Butler in New Orleans. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, 1997. 240 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Heitzmann, William Ray. Ironclad Weehawken in the Civil War, The. Salem, Mass.: Peabody Museum of Salem, 1982.
  • Hemphill, James E. Beneath the Waters: Guide to Civil War Shipwrecks. Shippensburg, Pa.: Burd Street Press, 1998. 286 pp.
  • Henderson, Daniel M. Hidden Coasts, The: A Biography of Admiral Charles Wilkes. New York: Sloane, 1953. 306 pp.
  • Henderson, W.J. Last Cruise of the Mohawk, The: A Boy's Adventures in the Navy in the War of the Rebellion. New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1897. 278 pp.
  • Hess, Earl J. The Civil War in the West: Victory and Defeat from the Appalachians to the Mississppi. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Univ. of North Carolina, 2012. 392 pp.
  • Hess, John Peter. Confederate Seas. Heritage Marketing and Publications, 2006. 152 pp.
  • Hewitt, Lawrence Lee. Port Hudson, Confederate Bastion on the Mississippi. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, 1994. 240 pp.
  • Hicks, Brian and Kropf, Schuyler. Raising the Hunley: The Remarkable History and Recovery of the Lost Confederate Submarine. New York: Ballantine Books, 2002. 300 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Hicks, Brian. Sea of Darkness: Unraveling the Mysteries of the H.L. Hunley. Spry Publishing, 2014. 462 pp.
  • Higgins, Josiah Parker and Herrmann, E.C. (ed.). Yeoman in Farragut's Fleet: The Civil War Diary of Josiah Parker Higgins. Carmel, Calif.: Guy Victor Publications, 1999. 98 pp.
  • Hill, Frederic S. Twenty Years at Sea; or, Leaves from My Old Log Books. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1893. 273 pp.
  • Hill, Frederic S. Twenty-Six Historic Ships: The Story of Certain Famous Vessels of War and of Their Successors in the Navies of the United States and of the Confederate States of America from 1775-1902. New York: Putnam, 1903. 515 pp.
  • Hill, Jim Dan and Stedman, Charles Ellery. Civil War Sketchbook of Charles Ellery Stedman, Surgeon, United States Navy, The: Biography and Commentary. San Rafael, Calif: Presidio Press, 1976. 213 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Hill, Jim Dan. Sea Dogs of the Sixties. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota, 1935. 265 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Hill, Richard. War at Sea in the Ironclad Age. London: Cassell, 2000. 224 pp.
  • Hinds, John W. Hunt for the Albemarle, The: Anatomy of a Gunboat War. Shippensburg, Pa.: Burd Street Press, 2002. 250 pp.
  • Hinds, John W. Invasion and Conquest of North Carolina: Anatomy of a Gunboat War. Shippensburg, Pa.: Burd Street Press, 1998. 300 pp.
  • Hobson, Henry S. Famous Cruise of the Kearsarge, The. Bonds Village, Mass.: Henry Hobson, 1894. 167 pp.
  • Hoehling, Adolph A. Dam n the Torpedoes: Naval Incidents of the Civil War. Winston-Salem, N.C.: John F. Blair Publisher, 1989. 207 pp.
  • Hoehling, Adolph A. Thunder at Hampton Roads. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1976. 232 pp.
  • Hoehling, Adolph A. Vicksburg: 47 Days of Siege. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1969. 386 pp.
  • Hole, Frank and Pierce, Wendell. Acadia, The: A Civil War Blockade Runner. Houston: Rice Univ., Department of Anthropology, 1974.
  • Holland, Keith V. and Manley, Lee B. Maple Leaf, The: An Extraordinary American Civil War Shipwreck. Jacksonville, Fla.: St. John Archaeological, 1993. 205 pp.
  • Hollett, Dave. Alabama Affair, The: The British Shipyards Conspiracy in the American Civil War. Wilmslow, England: Sigma Leisure, 1993. 153 pp.
  • Holley, Alexander L. Treatise on Ordnance and Armor, A. New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1865. 900 pp.
  • Holton, William C. and Osbon, B.S. (ed.) Cruise of the U.S. Flagship Hartford, 1862-63. New York: L.W. Paine, 1863. 84 pp.
  • Holzer, Harold (ed.) and Mulligan, Tim (ed.). Battle of Hampton Roads, The: New Perspectives on the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia. New York: Fordham Univ. Press, 2006. 222 pp.
  • Homans, James E. Our Three Admirals: Farragut, Porter, Dewey. New York: J.T. White, 1899. 93 pp.
  • Hoogenboom, Ari. Gustavus Vasa Fox of the Union Navy: A Biography. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2008. 408 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Hoole, William Stanley. Four Years in the Confederate Navy: The Career of Captain John Low. Athens, Ga.: Univ. of Georgia Press, 1964. 147 pp.
  • Hoppin, James M. Life of Andrew Hull Foote, Rear Admiral, United States Navy. New York: Harper & Bros., 1874. 411 pp.
  • Hore, Peter. Ironclads: An Illustrated History of Battleships from 1860 to the First World War. London: Hermes House, 2007. 96 pp.
  • Horn, Stanley F. Gallant Rebel: The Fabulous Cruise of the CSS Shenandoah. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Univ. Press, 1947. 292 pp.
  • Horner, Dave. Blockade Runners, The: True Tales of Running the Yankee Blockade of the Confederate Coast. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1968. 241 pp.
  • Hosmer, James K. Short History of the Mississippi Valley, A. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1902. 223 pp.
  • How, Louis. James B. Eads. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1900. 120 pp.
  • Howard, Stephen R. Brown Paper Rams and Horse Marines: The History of the United States Ram Fleet and the Mississippi Marine Brigade in the American Civil War. Monroeville, Ind.: S.R. Howard, 2008.
  • Hoyt, Edwin Palmer. Voyage of the Hunley, The: The Chronicle of the Pathbreaking Confederate Submarine. Short Hills, N.J.: Burford Books, 2002. 160 pp.
  • Hubbard, Charles M. The Burden of Confederate Diplomacy. Knoxville, Tenn.: Univ. of Tennessee, 2000. 272 pp.
  • Huffman, Alan. Sultana: Surviving Civil War, Prison, and the Worst Maritime Disaster in American History. New York: Smithsonian Books, 2009. 300 pp.
  • Hughes, Dwight Sturtevant. A Confederate Biography: The Cruise of the CSS Shenandoah. Annapolis MD: Naval Institute Press, 2015. 272 pp.
  • Hughes, Nathaniel Cheairs, Jr. Battle of Belmont, The: Grant Strikes South. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1991. 295 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Huling, Edmund J. Reminiscences of Gunboat Life in the Mississippi Squadron. Saratoga Springs, N.Y.: Sentinel Print, 1881. 86 pp.
  • Humphreys, Andrew A. and Abbot, Henry C. Report Upon the Physics and Hydraulics of the Mississippi River. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1861. 214 pp.
  • Hunt, Cornelius E. Shenandoah, or the Last Confederate Cruiser, The. New York: G.W. Carleton & Co., 1867. 273 pp.
  • Hunt, O. E. (ed.) and Chadwick, French E. and Barnes, James. Photographic History of the Civil War, The; Volume VI: The Navies. New York: Castle Books, 1911. 322 pp.
  • Hunter, Alvah F. and Symonds, Craig L. (ed.) Year on a Monitor and the Destruction of Fort Sumter, A. Columbia, S.C.: Univ. of South Carolina Press, 1987. 208 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Hunter, Louis C. Steamboats on the Western Rivers: An Economic and Technological History. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Univ. Press, 1949. 684 pp. :geek:
  • Hunter, Mark C. Society of Gentlemen, A: Midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy, 1845-1861. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2010. 221 pp.
  • Hutchinson, William F. Life on the Texan Blockade. Providence: The Society, 1883.
  • Isherwood, Benjamin F. Facts in Relation to the Official Career of Benjamin F. Isherwood, Chief of the Bureau of Steam Engineering of the Navy Department. Philadelphia: Benjamin F. Isherwood, 1866. 57 pp.
  • Jack, Eugenius Alexander and Flanders, Alan B. and Westfall, Neale O. Memoirs of E.A. Jack, Steam Engineer, CSS Virginia. White Stone, Va.: Brandylane Publishers, 1998. 65 pp.
  • Jackson, Rex T. James B. Eads: The Civil War Ironclads and His Mississippi. Jackson, Miss.: Heritage Books, 2009. 126 pp.
  • Jahns, Patricia. Matthew Fontaine Maury and Joseph Henry: Scientists of the Civil War. New York: Hastings, 1961. 308 pp.
  • James, Uriah P. James' River Guide: Containing Descriptions of all the Cities, Towns, and Principal Objects of Interest, on the Navigable Waters of the Mississippi Valley. Cincinnati: Uriah P. James, 1860. 128 pp.
  • Jameson, Edwin M. and Sternlicht, Sanford. Black Devil of the Bayous, The: The Life and Times of the United States Steam Sloop Hartford, 1858-1957. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Gregg Press, 1970. 205 pp.
  • Jeffrey, Katherine Bentley (ed.) Two Civil Wars: The Curious Shared Journal of a Baton Rouge Schoolgirl and a Union Sailor on the USS Essex. Baton Rouge, La.: Louisiana State University Press, 2016. 296 pp.
  • Jenkins, Brian. Lord Lyons: A Diplomat in an Age of Nationalistm and War. Montreal: McGill-Queens Univ. Press, 2014. 541 pp.
  • Jenkins, Thornton A. Code of Flotilla and Boat Squadron Signals for the United States Navy. Washington: G.P.O., 1861.
  • Jenkins, Thornton A. The United States Naval Signal Code. Washington: G.P.O., 1867.
  • Jerome, Kate Boehm and Sofo, Frank. Civil War Sub: The Mystery of the Hunley. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 2002.
  • Jeter, Katherine Brash. Man and His Boat, A: The Civil War Career and Correspondence of Lt. Jonathan H. Carter, CSN. Lafayette, La.: Univ. of Southwestern Louisiana, 1996. 206 pp.
  • Johns, John E. Florida During the Civil War. Gainesville, Fla.: Univ. of Florida Press, 1964. 265 pp.
  • Johnson, Charles F. Long Roll, The; Being a Journal of the Civil War. East Aurora, N.Y.: Roycrofters, 1911. 241 pp.
  • Johnson, John. Defense of Charleston Harbor, The; Including Fort Sumter and the Adjacent Islands, 1863-65. Charleston, S.C.: Walker, Evans and Cogswell, 1890. 276 pp.
  • Johnson, Ludwell H. Red River Campaign: Politics and Cotton in the Civil War. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1958. 318 pp.
  • Johnson, Robert Erwin. Far China Station: The U.S. Navy in Asian Waters, 1800-1898. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 1979. 320 pp.
  • Johnson, Robert Erwin. Rear Admiral John Rodgers, 1812-1882. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1967. 426 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Johnson, Robert Underwood. Battles and Leaders of the Civil War [4 volumes]. New York: Century Magazine, 1887. :thumbsup:
  • Johnson, Rossiter. Hero of Manila, The; Dewey on the Mississippi and in the Pacific. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1907. 152 pp.
  • Joiner, Gary D. Mr. Lincoln's Brown Water Navy: The Mississippi Squadron. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2007. 199 pp.
  • Jones, Charles C. Bombardments and Capture of Fort McAllister. 1885.
  • Jones, Charles C., Jr. Life and Services of Commodore Josiah Tattnall, The. Savannah, Ga.: Morning News Steam Printing House, 1878. 255 pp.
  • Jones, Edmund. U.S. Gunboat Itasca, The. New York: Belford, 1890. 62 pp.
  • Jones, Howard. Blue and Gray Diplomacy: A History of Union and Confederate Foreign Relations. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2010. 399 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Jones, Howard. Union in Peril: The Crisis over British Intervention in the Civil War. Lincoln, Nebraska: Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1992. 302 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Jones, James P. and Keuchel, Edward F. (eds.) Civil War Marine: A Diary of the Red River Expedition, 1864. Washington: Marine Corps Historical Division, 1975.
  • Jones, Robert A. Confederate Corsair: The Life of Lt. Charles W. "Savez" Read. Mechanicsburg, Pa.: Stackpole Books, 2000. 240 pp.
  • Jones, Samuel. Siege of Charleston and the Operations on the South Atlantic Coast in the War Among the States, The. New York: Neale Books, 1911. 295 pp.
  • Jones, Virgil Carrington and Peterson, Harold Leslie. USS Cairo: The Story of a Civil War Gunboat. Washington: G.P.O., 1971. 56 pp.
  • Jones, Virgil Carrington. Civil War at Sea, The, Volume One: The Blockaders. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1960. 483 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Jones, Virgil Carrington. Civil War at Sea, The, Volume Three: The Final Effort. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1962. 388 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Jones, Virgil Carrington. Civil War at Sea, The, Volume Two: The River War. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1961. 490 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Jones, Wilbur Devereux. Confederate Rams at Birkenhead, The: A Chapter in Anglo-American Relations. Tuscaloosa, Ala.: Confederate Pub. Co., 1961. 124 pp.
  • Joseph, Peter. Cornubia: The Life and Times of a Hayle Steamship. Camborne, Cornwall, U.K.: Trevithick Society, 2015. 231 pp.
  • Joyner, Elizabeth. USS Cairo, The: History and Artifacts of a Civil War Gunboat. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 2006. 190 pp.
  • Kane, Adam I. The Western River Steamboat. Texas A&M Univ., 2004. 188 pp.
  • Kaplan, Hymen R. US Coast Guard and the Civil War, The. Washington: G.P.O., 1961.
  • Karras, Mead Smith. Commodore Josiah Tatnall: From Pirates to Ironclads, Half a Century in the Old Navy. Bloomington Ind.: AuthorHouse, 2011. 672 pp.
  • Keeler, William F. and Daly, Robert W. (ed.) Aboard the USS Florida, 1863-65. Annapolis: US Naval Institute, 1968. 252 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Keeler, William F. and Daly, Robert W. (ed.) Aboard the USS Monitor, 1862. Annapolis: US Naval Institute, 1964. 278 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Kell, John McIntosh and D'Antignac, Munroe. Georgia's Navy, 1861. 1945.
  • Kell, John McIntosh. Recollections of a Naval Life. New York: Neale Books, 1900. 307 pp.
  • Kellar, Allan. Andrew Hull Foote: Gunboat Commodore 1806-1863. New Haven, Conn.: Connecticut Civil War Centennial Commision, n.d.. 48 pp.
  • Kendricken, Paul H. Memoirs of Paul H. Kendricken. Boston: Privately printed, 1910. 355 pp.
  • Kern, Florence. United States Revenue Cutters in the Civil War, The. Bethesda, Md.: Alised Enterprises, 1980.
  • King, W.R. Torpedoes, Their Invention and Use from the First Application of the Art of War to the Present Time. Washington: G.P.O., 1866. 98 pp.
  • Kinnaman, Stephen Chapin. Most Perfect Cruiser, The: How James Dunwoody Bulloch Constructed and Equipped the Confederate States Steamer Alabama: a Work of History. Indianapolis: Dog Ear Pub, 2009.
  • Kionka, T. K. Key Command: Ulysses S. Grant's District of Cairo. Columbia, Mo.: Univ. of Missouri Press, 2006. 224 pp.
  • Kloeppel, James E. Danger Beneath the Waves. Orangeburg, S.C.: Sandlapper Publishing, 1992. 118 pp.
  • Knight, James R. and Bostick, Doug. Battle of Fort Donelson, The: No Terms but Unconditional Surrender. Charleston, S.C.: History Press, 2011. 160 pp.
  • Konstam, Angus and Bryan, Tony. Confederate Blockade Runner 1861-65. Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2004. 48 pp.
  • Konstam, Angus and Bryan, Tony. Confederate Submarines and Torpedo Vessels 1861-65. Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2004. 48 pp.
 
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A (Mostly) Complete Civil War Naval Bibliography (IV of VI)

  • Konstam, Angus and Hook, Adam and Bryan, Tony. Duel of the Ironclads: USS Monitor & CSS Virginia at Hampton Roads, 1862. Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2003.
  • Konstam, Angus. American Civil War Fortifications: Coastal Brick And Stone Forts. Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2003. 48 pp.
  • Konstam, Angus. Confederate Ironclad 1861-65. Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2001. 48 pp.
  • Konstam, Angus. Confederate Raider 1861-65. Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2003. 48 pp.
  • Konstam, Angus. Mississippi River Gunboats of the American Civil War 1861-65. Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2002. 48 pp.
  • Konstam, Angus. Union Monitor 1861-65. Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2002. 48 pp.
  • Konstam, Angus. Union River Ironclad 1861-65. Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2002. 48 pp.
  • Korn, Jerry. War on the Mississippi: Grant's Vicksburg Campaign. Alexandria, Va.: Time Life, 1985. 175 pp.
  • Kroll, C. Douglas. Friends in Peace and War: The Russian Navy's Landmark Visit to Civil War San Francisco. Washington: Potomac Books, 2007. 208 pp.
  • Kummer, David W. U. S. Marines in Battle: Fort Fisher, December 1864-January 1865. Washington, D.C.: History Division, U. S. Marine Corps, 2012. 63 pp.
  • Kurtz, Peter. Bluejackets in the Blubber Room: A Biography of the William Badger, 1828-1865. University, Ala.: Univ. of Alabama Press, 2013. 208 pp.
  • Lamb, William. Colonel Lamb's Story of Fort Fisher. Wilmington, N.C.: Wilmington Printing Company, 1966. 40 pp.
  • Lambert, Andrew (ed.) and Gardiner, Robert (ed.). Steam, Steel And Shellfire: The Steam Warship, 1815-1905. Edison, N. J.: Chartwell Books, 1992. 192 pp.
  • Lambousy, Greg. Monster of the Deep: The Louisiana State Museum's Civil War Era Submarine. Lafayette, La.: Univ. of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2006. 29 pp.
  • Lamson, Roswell Hawks and James M. McPherson, Patricia R. McPherson. Lamson of the Gettysburg: The Civil War Letters of Lieutenant Roswell H. Lamson, US Navy. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1997. 240 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Lane, Mills. Savannah and the Civil War at Sea. Savannah, Ga.: Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, 2001.
  • Lardas, Mark and Dennis, Peter, and Bull, Peter. CSS Alabama vs. USS Kearsarge: Cherbourg 1864. Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2011. 80 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Lawrence, Alexander A. Present for Mr. Lincoln, A: The Story of Savannah from Secession to Sherman. Macon, Ga.: Ardivan Press, 1971. 321 pp.
  • Lawrence, Geoffrey S. Battle of Fort Fisher, The: Civil War Jointness. Carlisle Barracks, Pa.: U.S. Army War College, 1999.
  • Leeman, William P. Long Road to Annapolis, The: The Founding pf the Naval Academy and the Emerging American Republic. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2010. 281 pp.
  • Lepa, Jack H. Grant's River Campaign: Fort Henry to Shiloh. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 2014. 208 pp.
  • Lester, Richard I. Confederate Finance and Purchasing in Great Britain. Charlottesville, Va.: Univ. of Virginia Press, 1975.
  • Levy, Uriah P. Manual of Internal Rules and Regulations for Men-of-War. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1862. 70 pp.
  • Lewis, Charles Lee. Admiral Franklin Buchanan: Fearless Man of Action. Baltimore: Norman Remington Co., 1929. 285 pp.
  • Lewis, Charles Lee. David Glasgow Farragut [2 volumes]. Annapolis: US Naval Institute, 1941. v1: 372; v2: 513 pp.
  • Lewis, Charles Lee. Matthew Fontaine Maury: The Pathfinder of the Sea. Annapolis: US Naval Institute, 1927. 264 pp.
  • Lewis, Gene D. Charles Ellet, Jr.: The Engineer as Individualist, 1810-1862. Urbanna, Ill.: Univ. of Illinois Press, 1968. 220 pp.
  • Lewis, Paul (pseud of Noel B. Gerson). Yankee Admiral: A Biography of David Dixon Porter. New York: D. McKay, 1968. 210 pp.
  • Lockhart, Paul Douglas. Confederate Naval Squadron at Charleston, The, and the Failure of Naval Harbor Defense. Salem, Mass.: Peabody Museum of Salem, 1984.
  • Long, David. Gold Braid and Foreign Relations: Diplomatic Activities of U.S. Naval Officers, 1798-1883. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 1988. 528 pp.
  • Long, Renata Eley. In the Shadow of the Alabama: The British Foreign Office and the American Civil War. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2015. 272 pp.
  • Loughborough, Mary Ann (Webster). My Cave Life in Vicksburg. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1864. 196 pp.
  • Lucas, Daniel B. Memoir of John Yates Beall: His Life, Trial, Correspondence. Montreal, Canada: J. Lovell, 1865.
  • Luce, Stephen B. Seamanship. New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1866. 663 pp.
  • Lull, Edward P. History of the United States Navy Yard at Gosport Virginia. Washington: G.P.O., 1874. 64 pp.
  • Luraghi, Raimondo and Paolo E. Coletta. History of the Confederate Navy, A. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1996. 514 pp.
  • Lynn, John Worth. Confederate Commando and Fleet Surgeon: Dr. Daniel Burr Conrad. Shippensburg, Pa.: Burd Street Press, 2001. 197 pp.
  • Lytle, William N. (comp.). Lytle List, The: Merchant Steam Vessels of the United States, 1807-1868. Mystic, Conn.: Steamship Historical Society of America, 1952. 294 pp.
  • Macartney, Clarence Edward. Mr. Lincoln's Admirals. New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1956. 335 pp.
  • McAulay, John D. Civil War Small Arms of the US Navy and Marine Corps. Lincoln, R.I.: Andrew Mowbray, 1999. 172 pp.
  • MacBride, Robert. Civil War Ironclads: The Dawn of Naval Armor. Philadelphia: Chilton Books, 1962. 185 pp.
  • McCarten, Francis. In Peace and War: Or Seven Years in the U.S. Navy. Printed on board the U.S. flagship Tennessee, 1876.
  • McCaslin, Richard B. Last Stronghold, The: The Campaign for Fort Fisher. Abilene, Tex.: State House Press, 2003. 120 pp.
  • McCaul, Edward B., Jr. To Retain Command of the Mississippi: The Civil War Naval Campaign for Memphis. Knoxville: Univ. of Tennessee, 2014. 239 pp. :thumbsup:
  • McCordock, Robert S. Yankee Cheese Box, The. Philadelphia: Dorrance & Co., 1938. 470 pp.
  • McElroy, John. Life of Admiral Farragut. Washington: National Tribune, 1890.
  • McFarland, H. H. Andrew Hull Foote: A Sketch. New York: Hallet & Breen, 1875.
  • McHenry, Estill (ed.). Addresses and Papers of James B. Eads, Together with a Biographical Sketch. St. Louis: Slaivson, 1884. 654 pp.
  • McKay, Gary. Sea King, The: The Life of James Iredell Waddell. Edinburgh, Scotland: Birlinn Press, 2009. 224 pp.
  • McKenna, Joseph. British Ships in the Confederate Navy. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 2010. 292 pp.
  • Maclay, Edgar Stanton and Trenchard, Edward and Trenchard, Stephen Decatur. Reminiscences of the Old Navy. New York: Putnam, 1898. 362 pp.
  • McManemin, John A. Sea Raiders of the Confederate States of America. Spring Lake, N.J.: Ho Ho Kus Pub. Co, 1996.
  • McNeil, Jim. Masters of the Shoals: Tales of the Cape Fear Pilots Who Ran the Union Blockade. New York: Da Capo Press, 2003. 208 pp.
  • McNeilly, James H. John Yeats Beall.: Account of His Thrilling Career for the South. Nashville: Confederate Veteran, 1899.
  • McPherson, James M. War on the Waters: The Union and Confederate Navies, 1861-1865. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2012. 267 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Madaus, H. Michael. Rebel Flags Afloat: A Survey of the Surviving Flags of the CS Navy. Winchester, Mass.: Flag Research Center, 1986. 79 pp.
  • Maffit, Rose Duncan. Romantic Career of a Naval Officer, Federal and Confederate, The: Captain Maffitt. Spray, N.C.: The Author, 1935. 68 pp.
  • Maffitt, Emma Martin. Life and Services of John Newland Maffitt, The. New York: Neale Books, 1906. 436 pp.
  • Maffitt, John Newland. Nautilus, or Cruising Under Canvas. New York: United States Publishing, 1872. 352 pp.
  • Magee, James. Story of the Battle between the U.S. Steam Sloop-of-War Kearsage and the Rebel Cruiser Alabama, The. Salem, Mass.: Observer Steam Book, 1873.
  • Mahan, Alfred Thayer. Admiral Farragut: Makers of American History. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1892. 333 pp.
  • Mahan, Alfred Thayer. From Sail to Steam: Recollections of a Naval Life. New York: Harper, 1907. 325 pp.
  • Mahan, Alfred Thayer. Navy in the Civil War, The: Vol. 3, The Gulf and Inland Waters. New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1883. 267 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Mahin, Dean B. One War at a Time: The International Dimensions of the American Civil War. Washington: Brassey's Inc., 1999. 344 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Malanowski, Jamie. Commander Will Cushing: Daredevil Hero of the Civil War. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2014. 304 pp.
  • Manigault, Edward. Siege Train: The Journal of a Confederate Artilleryman in the Defense of Charleston. Edited by Warren Ripley. Columbua SC: Univ. of South Carolina, 1986. 364 pp.
  • Marchand, John B. and Symonds, Craig L. (ed.) Charleston Blockade: The Journals of John B. Marchand, US Navy 1861-1862. Newport, R.I.: Naval War College, 1976. 287 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Marquis, Greg. In Armageddon's Shadow: The Civil War and Canada's Maritime Provinces. Montreal, Canada: McGill-Queen's Univ. Press, 2000. 294 pp.
  • Marshall, Ian. Armored Ships. Charlottesville, Va.: Howell Press, 1994. 180 pp.
  • Marshall, Ian. Ironclads And Paddlers. Charlottesville, Va.: Howell Press, 1993. 108 pp.
  • Martin, Christopher. Dam n the Torpedoes: The Story of America's First Admiral, David Glasgow Farragut. New York: Abelard-Schuman, 1970. 280 pp.
  • Marvel, William. Alabama and the Kearsarge, The: The Sailor's Civil War. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1996. 348 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Marvel, William. Rendezvous at Cherbourg: Two Civil War Cruisers. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1996.
  • Marvel, William (ed.). Monitor Chronicles, The: One Sailor's Account; Today's Campaign to Recover the Civil War Wreck. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000. 272 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Matthews, Franklin. Our Navy in Time of War. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1899. 275 pp.
  • May, Robert E. (ed.). Union, the Confederacy, and the Atlantic Rim, The. West Lafayette, Ind.: Purdue Univ. Press, 1995. 169 pp.
  • Mayeux, Steven M. Earthen Walls, Iron Men: Fort DeRussy, Louisiana, and the Defense of Red River. Knoxville, Tenn.: Univ. of Tennessee Press, 2007. 329 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Meade, Rebecca Paulding. Life of Hiram Paulding, Rear Admiral USN. New York: Baker and Taylor Co., 1910.
  • Melton, Maurice. Best Station of Them All, The: The Savannah Squadron, 1861-1865. Tuscaloosa, Ala.: Univ. of Alabama Press, 2012. 423 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Melton, Maurice. Confederate Ironclads, The. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1968. 319 pp.
  • Melvin, Philip. Stephen Russell Mallory, Southern Naval Statesman. Baton Rouge: Southern Historical Association, 1944.
  • Meriwether, Colyer. Raphael Semmes. Philadelphia: Jacobs, 1913. 367 pp.
  • Merkel, Andrew. Tallahassee: A Ballad of Nova Scotia in the Sixties. Halifax, Nova Scotia: Imperial Publishing, 1945. 103 pp.
  • Merli, Frank J. Alabama, British Neutrality, and the American Civil War, The. Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana Univ. Press, 2004. 225 pp.
  • Merli, Frank J. Great Britain and the Confederate Navy, 1861-1865. Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana Univ. Press, 1970. 342 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Merli, Frank J. (ed.). Journal of Confederate History IV: Special Commemorative Naval Issue: CSS Alabama, 1864-1989. Brentwood, Tenn.: Southern Heritage Press, 1989. 204 pp.
  • Merrick, George B. Old Times on the Upper Mississippi: The Recollections of a Steamboat Pilot from 1854 to 1863. Cleveland: A.H. Clark, 1909. 323 pp.
  • Merrill, James M. Battle Flags South: Story of the Civil War Navies on Western Waters. Cranbury, N.J.: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ. Press, 1970. 334 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Merrill, James M. Du Pont, The Making of an Admiral: A Biography of Samuel Francis Du Pont. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1986. 302 pp.
  • Merrill, James M. Rebel Shore, The: The Story of Union Sea Power in the Civil War. Boston: Little, Brown, 1957. 246 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Michael, Chris. Lelia. Birkenhead, U.K.: Countryvise Limited, 2004. 154 pp.
  • Miers, Earl Schenk. Web of Victory, The: Grant at Vicksburg. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1955. 320 pp.
  • Miles, Jim. Piercing the Heartland: A History and Tour Guide of the Fort Donelson, Shiloh, and Perryville Campaigns. Nashville: Cumberland House, 2000. 176 pp.
  • Miles, Jim. River Unvexed, A: A History and Tour Guide to the Campaign for the Mississippi River. Nashville: Rutledge Hill Press, 1994. 608 pp.
  • Miller, Edward A., Jr. Gullah Statesman: Robert Smalls from Slavery to Congress, 1839-1915. Columbia, S.C.: Univ. of South Carolina Press, 1995. 277 pp.
  • Miller, Edward M. USS Monitor: The Ship That Launched a Modern Navy. Annapolis: Leeward Publications, 1978. 125 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Miller, Edward Stokes. Civil War Sea Battles. Conshohocken, Pa.: Combined Books, 1995. 252 pp.
  • Miller, Milford M. Evansville Fleet During the Civil War, The. Evansville, In.: Miller, 1941.
  • Miller, Stauffer. Hoisting Their Colors: Cape Cod's Civil War Navy Officers. Philadelphia: Xlibris, 2008. 508 pp.
  • Millet, Wesley and White, Gerald. Rebel and the Rose, The. Nashville: Cumberland House, 2007. 299 pp.
  • Milligan, John D. Gunboats Down The Mississippi. Annapolis: US Naval Institute, 1965. 217 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Milligan, John D. (ed.). From the Freshwater Navy, 1861-64: The Letters of Acting Master's Mate Henry R. Browne and Acting Ensign Symmes E. Browne. Annapolis: US Naval Institute, 1970. 327 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Mills, Eric. Chesapeake Bay in the Civil War. Centreville, Md.: Tidewater Publishers, 1996. 315 pp.
  • Milton, David Hepburn. Lincoln's Spymaster: Thomas Haines Dudley and the Liverpool Network. Mechanicsburg, Pa.: Stackpole Books, 2003.
  • Mindell, David A. Iron Coffin: War, Technology, and Experience Aboard the USS Monitor. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2012.
  • Mindell, David A. War, Technology, and Experience Aboard the USS Monitor (revised edition titled "Iron Coffin"). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2000. 200 pp.
  • Minor, Hubbard T. and Campbell, R. Thomas (ed.) Confederate Naval Cadet: The Diary And Letters of Midshipman Hubbard T. Minor, With a History of the Confederate Naval Academy. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 2007. 224 pp.
  • Moebs, Thomas T. Confederate States Navy Research Guide. Williamsburg, Va.: Moebs Publishing Co., 1991. 578 pp. :geek:
  • Monaghan, J. Jay. Diplomat in Carpet Slippers: Abraham Lincoln Deals with Foreign Affairs. Indianapolis: Charter Books, 1962. 505 pp.
  • Moody, Wesley (ed.) and Sachse, Adrienne (ed.). Diary of a Civil War Marine, The: Private Josiah Gregg. Cranbury, N.J.: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ. Press, 2012. 158 pp.
  • Morgan, James Morris. Recollections of a Rebel Reefer. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1917. 491 pp.
  • Morgan, Murray Cromwell. Dixie Raider: The Saga of the CSS Shenandoah (Also published as Confederate Raider in the North Pacific). New York: Dutton & Co., 1948. 336 pp.
  • Morris, Raphael. Gunboat Named Diana, A, and Other Exciting Stories of Civil War Battles Which Raged in the Bayou Country of Louisiana. New Iberia, La.: R. Morris, 1993. 216 pp.
  • Morrow, Leslie G. Journal of Leslie G. Morrow, Captain's Clerk of the U.S. Steamer Galena. Yorba Linda, Ca.: A.P. Morrow, 1988.
  • Moss, Juanita Patience. Plymouth, North Carolina: The Last Confederate Victory. Westminster, Md.: Heritage Books, 2003. 297 pp.
  • Murphy, John K. Lincoln Gunboats, The. Marholm, Peterborough, United Kingdom: Schoolhouse Pub., 1999. 362 pp.
  • Murphy, John McLeod and Jeffers, William N.. Nautical Routine and Stowage, with Short Rules in Navigation. New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1864. 380 pp.
  • Murphy, Larry. H.L. Hunley. Santa Fe, N.M.: National Park Service, 1998.
  • Musicant, Ivan. Divided Waters: The Naval History of the Civil War. New York: Harper Collins, 1995. 473 pp.
  • Myers, Philip E. Caution & Cooperation: The American Civil War in British-American Relations. Kent, Oh.: Kent State Univ. Press, 2008. 321 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Nalty, Bernard C. United States Marines in the Civil War, The. Washington: Historical Branch, US Marine Corps, 1961. 32 pp.
  • Nash, Howard P. Naval History of the Civil War, A. South Brunswick, N.J.: A.S. Barnes, 1972. 325 pp.
  • National Archives. List of Logbooks of US Navy Ships, Stations and Miscellaneous Units, 1801-1947. Washington: National Archives and Records Service, 1978.
  • Naval Historical Foundation. Captain Raphael Semmes and the CSS Alabama. Washington: The Naval Historical Foundation, 1968.
  • Nelson, James L. Reign of Iron: The Story of the First Battling Ironclads, the Monitor and the Merrimack. New York: William Morrow, 2004. 368 pp.
  • Nelson, Thomas. Echoes and Incidents from a Gunboat Flotilla. 1909.
  • Nepveux, Ethel Trenholm Seabrook. George Alfred Trenholm: The Company That Went to War. Charleston, S.C.: Comprint, 1973. 123 pp.
  • Nevin, David. Road to Shiloh, The: Early Battles in the West. Alexandria, Va.: Time Life, 1983. 175 pp.
  • Newton, John G. How We Found the Monitor. Washington: National Geographic Society, 1975.
  • Niven, John. Gideon Welles: Lincoln's Secretary of the Navy. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1973. 688 pp. :thumbsup:
  • O'Brien, Patrick. Duel of the Ironclads: The Monitor vs. the Virginia. New York: Walker & Co, 2003.
  • Olmstead, Edwin, Wayne E. Stark, and Spencer C. Tucker. The Big Guns: Civil War Siege, Seacoast, and Naval Cannon. Bloomfield, ON: Museum Restoration Service, 1997. 360 pp. :geek:
  • Orvin, Maxwell Clayton. In South Carolina Waters, 1861-1865. Charleston, S.C., 1961. 196 pp.
  • Osbon, Bradley Sillick and Paine, Albert Bigelow. Sailor of Fortune, A: Personal Memoirs of Captain B.S. Osbon. New York: McClure, Philips, 1906. 332 pp.
  • Osbon, Bradley Sillick. Hand Book of the United States Navy: Being a Compilation of All the Principal Events in the History of Every Vessel of the United States Navy. New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1864. 277 pp.
  • Oviatt, Miles M. and Livingston, Mary P. (ed.) Civil War Marine at Sea, A: The Diary of Medal of Honor Recipient Miles M. Oviatt. Shippensburg, Pa.: White Mane Publishing Company, 1999. 197 pp.
  • Owsley, Frank L., Jr. CSS Florida, The: Her Building and Operations. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 1965. 208 pp.
  • Owsley, Frank L., Jr. King Cotton Diplomacy: Foreign Relations of the Confederate States of America. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1959. 614 pp.
  • Page, Dave. Ships Versus Shore: Civil War Engagements Along Southern Shores and Rivers. Nashville: Rutledge Hill Press, 1994. 410 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Park, Carl D. Ironclad Down: USS Merrimack-CSS Virginia from Design to Destruction. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2007. 272 pp.
  • Parker, Foxhall A. Battle of Mobile Bay and the Capture of Forts Powell, Gaines, and Morgan, The. Boston: A. Williams, 1878. 136 pp.
  • Parker, Foxhall A. Squadron Tactics Under Steam. New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1864. 172 pp.
  • Parker, William Harwar. Confederate Military History Volume XII: The Confederate States Navy. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1962. 115 pp.
  • Parker, William Harwar. Elements of Seamanship. Richmond, Va.: MacFarlane and Ferguson, 1864. 189 pp.
  • Parker, William Harwar. Instruction for Naval Light Artillery, Afloat and Ashore. Newport: J. Atkinson, 1862.
  • Parker, William Harwar. Recollections of a Naval Officer, 1841-1865. New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1883. 403 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Parrish, Tom Z. Saga of the Confederate Ram Arkansas, The: The Mississippi Valley Campaign, 1862. Hillsboro, Tex.: Hill College Press, 1987. 237 pp.
  • Patterson, Benton Rain. The Mississippi River Campaign, 1861-1863: The Struggle for Control of the Wester Waters. Jefferson N.C.: McFarland and Co., 2010. 282 pp.
  • Paullin, Charles Oscar. Paullin's History of Naval Administration, 1775-1911. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1968. 485 pp. :geek:
  • Paullin, Charles Oscar. President Lincoln and the Navy. Washington: American Historical Association, 1909. [Note: This is reproduced in the hardbound one-volume edition of the Civil War Naval Chronology, US Navy Naval History Division.]
  • Pearl, Cyril. Rebel Down Under: When the Shenandoah Shook Melbourne, 1865. Melbourne, Australia: Heinemann, 1970. 199 pp.
  • Peck, Taylor. Round-shot to Rockets: A History of the Washington Navy Yard and U.S. Naval Gun Factory. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 1949. 267 pp.
  • Peet, Frederick Tomlinson. Personal Experiences in the Civil War: ... in the United States Marine Corps. Foster, R.I.: Brass Hat, 1983.
  • Pemberton, John C. Pemberton, Defender of Vicksburg. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1942. 350 pp.
  • Perkins, George Hamilton and Perkins, Susan G. (ed.). Letters of Captain George Hamilton Perkins. Concord, N.H.: I.C. Evans, 1886. 257 pp.
  • Perrett, Bryan. Gunboat! Small Ships At War. London: Cassell, 2000. 224 pp.
  • Perros, George P. Officers of Greek Descent in the Union Navy, 1861-1865. Washington: National Paragon Press, 1964.
  • Perry, David. Bluff, Bluster, Lies and Spies: The Lincoln Foreign Policy, 1861-1865. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2016. 336 pp.
 
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A (Mostly) Complete Civil War Naval Bibliography (V of VI)

  • Perry, Milton F. Infernal Machines: The Story of CS Submarine and Mine Warfare. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, 1965. 230 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Peterkin, Ernest. Drawings of the USS Monitor: A Catalog and Technical Analysis. Washington: US Department of Commerce, 1985.
  • Peterson, Clarence S. Admiral John A. Dahlgren, Father of US Naval Ordnance. New York: Hobson, 1945. 92 pp.
  • Poolman, Kenneth. Alabama Incident, The. London: W. Kimber, 1958. 203 pp.
  • Porter, David Dixon. General Orders, Mississippi Squadron, Rear Admiral D.D. Porter, Commanding: From October 16th, 1862, to October 29th, 1864. St. Louis: R.P. Studley and Co., Printers, 1865.
  • Porter, David Dixon. Incidents and Anecdotes of the Civil War. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1886. 357 pp.
  • Porter, David Dixon. Internal Rules and Regulations for Vessels of the Mississippi Fleet in the Mississippi River and Tributaries. Cincinnati: Rickey & Carrol, 1863.
  • Porter, David Dixon. Naval History of the Civil War, The. New York: Sherman Publishing, 1886. 843 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Post, Charles A. Diary on the Blockade in 1863, A. Annapolis: US Naval Institute, 1918.
  • Potter, Jerry O. Sultana Tragedy, The: America's Greatest Maritime Disaster. Gretna, La.: Pelican Pub. Co., 1992. 300 pp.
  • Powell, Gerald Reading and Cordon, Matthew C. and Arnold, J. Barto. Civil War Blockade-Runners: Prize Claims and the Historical Record, Including the Denbigh's Court Documents. College Station, Tex.: Institute of Nautical Archaeology, 2012.
  • Pratt, Fletcher. Civil War on Western Waters. New York: Henry Holt, 1956. 255 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Pratt, Fletcher. Monitor and the Merrimac and Other Naval Battles, The. New York: Random House, 1951. 180 pp.
  • Pratt, Marion Dolores. Illinois Men in the Union Navy During the Civil War. Springfield, Ill: Illinois State Library, 1962.
  • Preston, Francis W. Port Hudson: A History of the Investment, Siege and Capture. Brooklyn, N.Y.: The Author, 1892. 71 pp.
  • Purcell, Patrick E. (ed.) This Jolly Little Gunboat: The USS Winona On the Gulf Coast and Mississippi River, 1861-1863. Iowa City IA: Camp Pope Bookshop Press, 2014. 190 pp.
  • Quarstein, John V. Battle of the Ironclads, The. Charleston, S.C.: Arcadia Publishing, 1999. 128 pp.
  • Quarstein, John V. CSS Virginia, The: Mistress of Hampton Roads. Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 2000. 367 pp.
  • Quarstein, John V. CSS Virginia, The: Sink Before Surrender. Charleston, S.C.: History Press, 2012. 592 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Quarstein, John V. Fort Monroe: The Key to the South. Charleston, S.C.: Arcadia Pub, 2000.
  • Quarstein, John V. History of Ironclads, A: The Power of Iron Over Wood. Charleston, S.C.: History Press, 2007. 288 pp.
  • Quarstein, John V. Monitor Boys, The: The Crew of the Union's First Ironclad. Charleston, S.C.: History Press, 2010. 349 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Ragan, Mark K. Hunley, The. Orangeburg, S.C.: Sandlapper Pub, 2006.
  • Ragan, Mark K. Hunley, The: Submarines, Sacrifice, & Success in the Civil War. Charleston, S.C.: Narwhal Press, 1995. 240 pp.
  • Ragan, Mark K. Submarine Warfare in the Civil War. Cambridge, Mass.: Da Capo Press, 2002. 322 pp.
  • Ragan, Mark K. Union and Confederate Submarine Warfare in the Civil War. Mason City, Iowa: Savas Publishing, 1999. 310 pp.
  • Rains, Gabriel James and Michie, Peter Smith and Schiller, Herbert M.. Confederate Torpedoes: Two Illustrated 19th Century Works with New Appendices and Photographs. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 2011.
  • Ramold, Steven J. Slaves, Sailors, Citizens: African Americans in the Union Navy. DeKalb, Ill.: Northern Illinois Univ. Press, 2001. 262 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Reed, Rowena. Combined Operations in the Civil War. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1978. 468 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Ringle, Dennis J. Life in Mr. Lincoln's Navy. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1998. 202 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Ripley, Warren. Artillery and Ammunition of the Civil War. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1970. 384 pp. :geek:
  • Roberts, Captain (pseud. of C. Augustus Hobart-Hampden). Never Caught: A True Story of Blockade Running. London: John Camden Holten, 1867. 123 pp.
  • Roberts, Walter Adolphe. Semmes of the Alabama. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1938. 320 pp.
  • Roberts, William H. Civil War Ironclads: The US Navy and Industrial Mobilization. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2002. 285 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Roberts, William H. Now for the Contest: Coastal and Oceanic Naval Operations in the Civil War. Lincoln, Nebraska: Univ. of Nebraska Press, 2004. 223 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Roberts, William H. USS New Ironsides in the Civil War. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1999. 188 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Robinson, Charles M., III. Shark of the Confederacy: The Story of the CSS Alabama. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1995. 212 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Robinson, Michael C. Gunboats, Low Water, and Yankee Ingenuity: A History of Bailey's Dam. Baton Rouge: F.P.H.C., Inc., 1991. 76 pp.
  • Robinson, William M. Drewry's Bluff: Naval Defense of Richmond, 1862. Iowa City, Ia.: State Univ. of Iowa, 1961.
  • Robinson, William M., Jr. Confederate Privateers, The. New Haven, Conn.: Yale Univ. Press, 1928. 372 pp.
  • Robinton, Madeline (Russell). Introduction to the Papers of the New York Prize Court, 1861-1865, An. New York: Columbia Univ. Press, 1945. 203 pp.
  • Rochelle, James Henry. Life of Rear Admiral John Randolph Tucker, Commander in the Navy of the United States. New York: Neale Books, 1903. 116 pp.
  • Rodgers, Bradley A. Guardian of the Great Lakes: The US Paddle Frigate Michigan. Ann Arbor, Mich.: Univ. of Michigan Press, 1996. 248 pp.
  • Roe, Francis A. Naval Duties and Discipline, with the Policy and Principles of Naval Organization. New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1865. 223 pp.
  • Rose, Willie L. Rehearsal for Reconstruction: The Port Royal Experiment. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1964. 442 pp.
  • Roske, Ralph J. and Van Doren, Charles Lincoln Lincoln's Commando: The Biography of Commander William B. Cushing, US Navy. New York: Harper Collins, 1957. 310 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Ruppert, Joseph Murray. Hurry All to Sea: Union Naval Strategy to Counter Confederate Commerce Raiding. Newport, R.I.: Naval War College, 1992.
  • Russell, Lawrence T. and Mojarro, Beatriz Mojarro and Roberts, Sue. Ships to Forts: The American Civil War at Sea 1861-1865. John Hinde Curteich, 1990.
  • Rye, Scott. Men and Ships of the Civil War. Stamford, Conn.: Longmeadow Press, 1995. 287 pp.
  • Safford, Moses and Bopp, Lawrence J., and Bockmiller, Stephen R. (eds.). Showing the Flag: The Civil War Naval Diary of Moses Safford, USS Constellation. Charleston, S.C.: History Press, 2004. 379 pp.
  • Salecker, Gene Eric. Disaster on the Mississippi: The Sultana Explosion, April 27, 1865. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1996. 346 pp.
  • Salter, William. Life of James W. Grimes, The. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1876. 398 pp.
  • Sands, Benjamin F. From Reefer to Rear Admiral. New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1899. 308 pp.
  • Sands, Francis Preston Blair. Lest We Forget: Memories of Service Afloat from 1862 to 1866. 1908.
  • Sands, Francis Preston Blair. Lieutenant Roswell H. Lamson, U.S. Navy. Annapolis: US Naval Institute, 1909.
  • Sauers, Richard. A Succession of Honorable Victories: The Burnside Expedition in North Carolina. Dayton, OH: Morningside, 1996. 542 pp.
  • Savage, Douglas. Ironclads and Blockades in the Civil War. Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 2000.
  • Savas, Theodore P. (ed.) and Woodbury, David A. and Joiner, Gary D.. Red River Campaign, The: Union and Confederate Leadership and the War in Louisiana. Shreveport, La.: Parabellum Press, 2003. 144 pp.
  • Savas, Theodore P. (ed.). Charleston: Battles And Seacoast Operations In South Carolina. Campbell, Calif.: Regimental Studies, 1999. 151 pp.
  • Schafer, Daniel L. Thunder on the River: The Civil War in Northeast Florida. Gainesville, Fla.: Univ. Press of Florida, 2010. 384 pp.
  • Schafer, Louis S. Confederate Underwater Warfare. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 1996. 204 pp.
  • Scharf, J. Thomas. History of the Confederate States Navy from Its Organization to the Surrender of Its Last Vessel. Baltimore: Rogers & Sherwood, 1887. 824 pp.
  • Scheliha, Viktor E.R. von. Treatise on Coast Defence Based on the Experience of Officers of the Corps of Engineers of the Army of the Confederate States. London: E. & F.N. Spon, 1868. 326 pp.
  • Schley, Winfield Scott. Forty-Five Years Under the Flag. New York: D. Appleton and Co, 1904.
  • Schneller, Robert J., Jr. Cushing: Civil War SEAL. Washington: Brassey's Inc., 2004. 103 pp.
  • Schneller, Robert J., Jr. Farragut: America's First Admiral. Washington: Brassey's Inc., 2002. 128 pp.
  • Schneller, Robert J., Jr. Quest for Glory, A: A Biography of Rear Admiral John A. Dahlgren. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1995. 452 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Schooler, Lynn. Last Shot, The: The Incredible Story of the CSS Shenandoah and the True Conclusion of the American Civil War. New York: Harper Collins, 2005. 308 pp.
  • Schroeder, John H. Matthew Calbraith Perry: Antebellum Sailor and Diplomat. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2001. 264 pp.
  • Schroeder, John H. Shaping a Maritime Empire: The Commercial and Diplomatic Role of the American Navy, 1829-1861. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1985. 219 pp.
  • Sears, Louis M. John Slidell. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press, 1925. 252 pp.
  • Selfridge, Thomas O., Jr. What Finer Tradition: The Memoirs Of Thomas O. Selfridge, Jr., Rear Admiral, USN. New York: Knickerbocker Press, 1924. 288 pp.
  • Semmes, Raphael and Gosnell, Harpur Allen. (ed.). Rebel Raider, Being an Account of Raphael Semmes's Cruise in the CSS Sumter. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1948. 218 pp.
  • Semmes, Raphael and Stern, Philip Van Doren. Confederate Raider Alabama, The. Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana Univ. Press, 1962. 464 pp.
  • Semmes, Raphael and Taylor, John M.. Memoirs of Service Afloat during the War Between the States. Baltimore: Kelly Peit & Co., 1869. 894 pp.
  • Semmes, Raphael. Cruise of the Alabama and the Sumter, The [2 volumes]. London: Saunders, Otley & Co., 1864.
  • Semmes, Raphael. Short History of Admiral Semmes, A. New York: Privately printed, 1888.
  • Sexton, Jay. Debtor Diplomacy: Finance and American Foreign Relations in the Civil War Era, 1837-1873. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2014. 304 pp.
  • Shaw, David W. Sea Wolf of the Confederacy: The Daring Civil War Raids of Naval Lt. Charles W. Read. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Sheridan House, 2004. 226 pp.
  • Shea, William L. and Winschel, Terrence L. Vicksburg Is the Key: The Struggle for the Mississippi River. Lincoln, Nebraska: Univ. of Nebraska Press, 2003. 242 pp.
  • Shepherd, Charles H.B. Under Fire with Farragut: The Signal Boy's Story. New York: Signal Boy Publications, 1919. 210 pp.
  • Sheridan, Robert E. Iron from the Deep: The Discovery and Recovery of the USS Monitor. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2003. 261 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Sherman, William T. Memoirs of General William T. Sherman, The. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1875. 814 pp.
  • Shingleton, Royce G. High Seas Confederate: The Life and Times of John Newland Maffitt. Columbia, S.C.: Univ. of South Carolina Press, 1994. 108 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Shingleton, Royce G. John Taylor Wood: Sea Ghost of the Confederacy. Athens, Ga.: Univ. of Georgia Press, 1979. 242 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Shomette, Donald G. Shipwrecks of the Civil War: The Encyclopedia of Union and Confederate Naval Losses. Washington: Donic, 1973. 479 pp.
  • Shorto, Russell. Admiral Farragut and the Great Naval Blockade. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Silver Burdett Press, 1990.
  • Shyrock, George H. R. Rebel Lieutenant, The. Englewood, Fla: Shyrock, 2000.
  • Sideman, Belle Becker (ed.) and Friedman, Lillian (ed.). Europe Looks at the Civil War. New York: Collier Books, 1960. 243 pp.
  • Silverstone, Paul H. Civil War Navies, 1855-1883. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2001. 218 pp. :geek:
  • Silverstone, Paul H. Warships Of The Civil War Navies. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1989. 271 pp. :geek:
  • Simmons, Rick. Defending South Carolina's Coast: The Civil War from Georgetown to Little River. Charleston, S.C.: History Press, 2009. 192 pp.
  • Simpson, Bland. Two Captains from Carolina: Moses Grandy, John Newland Maffitt, and the Coming of the Civil War. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2012. 187 pp.
  • Simpson, Evan J. [Evan John, pseud.]. Atlantic Impact, 1861. London: Heinemann, 1952. 296 pp.
  • Sims, Lydel. Submarine That Wouldn't Come Up, The. New York: American Heritage, 1958.
  • Simson, Jay W. Naval Strategies in the Civil War: Confederate Innovations and Federal Opportunism. Nashville: Cumberland House, 2001. 242 pp.
  • Sinclair, Arthur. Two Years on the Alabama. Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1896. 344 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Sisson, Frank Elliott. Ransomed Yankee, A: Epic Voyage of the Whaleship Milo. Oakland, Or: Red Anvil Press, 2008.
  • Slagle, Jay. Ironclad Captain: Seth Ledyard Phelps and the U.S. Navy, 1841-1864. Kent, Oh.: Kent State Univ. Press, 1996. 449 pp.
  • Sloan, Edward W., III. B.F. Isherwood, Naval Engineer: The Years as Engineer in Chief, 1861-1869. Annapolis: US Naval Institute, 1965. 299 pp.
  • Smith, C. Carter, Jr. (ed.). Two Naval Journals: 1864. The Journals of John C. O'Connell, CSN and Pvt. Charles Brother, USMC, at the Battle of Mobile Bay. Chicago: Wyvern Press, 1964. 51 pp.
  • Smith, David R. Monitor and the Merrimac, The: A Bibliography. Los Angeles: Univ. of California Library, 1968.
  • Smith, Derek. Civil War Savannah. Savannah, Ga.: Frederic C. Beil, 1997. 305 pp.
  • Smith, Gene A. Iron and Heavy Guns: Duel between the Monitor and the Merrimac. Fort Worth, Tex.: State House Press, 1998. 118 pp.
  • Smith, Mason Philip. Confederates Down East: Confederate Operations in and around Maine. Portland, Me.: Provincial Press, 1985. 210 pp.
  • Smith, Myron J., Jr. American Civil War Navies: A Bibliography. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1972. 347 pp. :geek:
  • Smith, Myron J., Jr. CSS Arkansas, The: A Confederate Ironclad on Western Waters. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 2011. 297 pp.
  • Smith, Myron J., Jr. Civil War Biographies from the Western Waters: 956 Confederate and Union Naval and Military Personnel, Contractors, Politicians, Officials, Steamboat Pilots and Others. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 2015. 318 pp. :geek:
  • Smith, Myron J., Jr. Fight for the Yazoo, The, August 1862 - July 1864: Swamps, Forts and Fleets on Vicksburg's Northern Flank. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 2012. 460 pp.
  • Smith, Myron J., Jr. Joseph Brown and His Civil War Ironclads: The USS Chillicothe, Indianola and Tuscumbia. Jefferson N.C.: McFarland and Co., 2016. 130 pp. (Forthcoming; expected 15 Dec 2016)
  • Smith, Myron J., Jr. Le Roy Fitch: The Civil War Career of a Union River Gunboat Commander. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 2007. 424 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Smith, Myron J., Jr. Timberclads, The in the Civil War: The Lexington, Conestoga and Tyler on the Western Waters. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 2008. 482 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Smith, Myron J., Jr. Tinclads in the Civil War: Union Light-Draught Gunboat Operations on Western Waters, 1862-1865. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 2009. 431 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Smith, Myron J., Jr. US Gunboat Carondolet, The, 1861-1865. Manhattan, Kans.: MA/AH Pub, 1982. 195 pp.
  • Smith, Myron J., Jr. USS Carondelet, The: A Civil War Ironclad on Western Waters. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 2010. 280 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Smith, Sidney Adair et. al. Mobile, 1861-1865. Chicago: Wyvern Press, 1964.
  • Smith, Timothy B. Champion Hill: Decisive Battle for Vicksburg. New York: Savas Beatie, 2004. 421 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Smith, Timothy B. Grant Invades Tennessee: The 1862 Battles for Forts Henry and Donelson. Lawrence, Kans.: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2016. 526 pp.
  • Smith, Xanthus. Civil War Naval Subjects. Mobile: First National Bank of Mobile, 1977. 12 pp.
  • Smith, Xanthus. Xanthus Smith: Scenes from the Battle of Mobile Bay. Mobile: Mobile Convention and Visitors Corp, 1977.
  • Smithsonian Institution. U.S.S. Tecumseh: Capsule of History. Washington: The Institution, 1970.
  • Soley, James Russell. Admiral Porter. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1883. 499 pp.
  • Soley, James Russell. Navy in the Civil War, The: Vol. 1, The Blockade and the Cruisers. New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1887. 257 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Solomon, Robert S. and Rivers, L Mendel and Dennis, Rembert C. CSS David, The: The Story of the First Successful Torpedo Boat. Columbia, S.C.: R.L. Bryan, 1970. 44 pp.
  • Sondhaus, Lawrence. Naval Warfare, 1815-1914. New York: Routledge, 2001. 272 pp.
  • Spears, John R. David G. Farragut. Philadelphia: G.W. Jacobs, 1905. 407 pp.
  • Spears, John R. History of Our Navy, The [Vol. 4 of 5]. New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1897. 522 pp.
  • Spence, E. Lee. Treasures of the Confederate Coast: The Real Rhett Butler and Other Revelations. Miami, Fla.: Narwhal Press, 1996. 517 pp.
  • Spencer, J. Ronald (ed.) A Connecticut Yankee in Lincoln’s Cabinet: Navy Secretary Gideon Welles Chronicles the Civil War. Hartford, Conn.: Acorn Club, 2014. 187 pp.
  • Spencer, Warren F. Confederate Navy in Europe, The. Tuscaloosa, Ala.: Univ. of Alabama Press, 1983. 268 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Spencer, Warren F. Raphael Semmes, The Philosophical Mariner. Tuscaloosa, Ala.: Univ. of Alabama Press, 1996. 250 pp.
  • Sprunt, James and Thomas, Cornelius M.D. (ed.). Tales of the Cape Fear Blockade. Wilmington, N.C.: Charles Towne Preservation Press, 1960. 125 pp.
  • Sprunt, James. Chronicles of the Cape Fear River, 1660-1916. Raleigh, N.C.: Edwards and Broughton, 1916. 732 pp.
  • Steedman, Charles and Mason, Amos Lawrence. Memoir and Correspondence of Charles Steedman, Rear Admiral, United States Navy, with His Autobiography and Private Journals, 1811-1890. Cambridge, Mass.: Riverside Press, 1912.
  • Stein, R. Conrad and Neely, Keith. Story of the Monitor and the Merrimac, The. Chicago: Childrens Press, 1983.
  • Stein, R. Conrad. David Farragut: First Admiral of the U.S. Navy. Chanhassen, MN: Child's World, 2005.
  • Stempel, Jim. CSS Albemarle and William Cushing, The: The Remarkable Confederate Ironclad and the Union Officer Who Sank It. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 2011. 246 pp.
  • Stern, Philip Van Doren. Confederate Navy, The: A Pictorial History. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1962. 252 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Stern, Philip Van Doren. When the Guns Roared: World Aspects of the American Civil War. New York: Doubleday, 1965. 385 pp.
  • Stevens, William O. David Glasgow Farragut: Our First Admiral. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1942.
  • Stewart, Charles West. Lion-Hearted Flusser, a Naval Hero of the Civil War. Annapolis: US Naval Institute, 1905.
  • Stickney, John M. Promotion or the Bottom of the River: The Blue and Gray Naval Careers of Alexander F. Warley, South Carolinian. Columbia, S.C.: Univ. of South Carolina Press, 2012. 164 pp.
  • Still, William N., Jr. and Taylor, John M. and Delaney, Norman C. Raiders and Blockaders: The American Civil War Afloat. Washington: Brassey's Inc., 1998. 263 pp.
  • Still, William N., Jr. Confederate Naval Strategy: The Ironclad. Baton Rouge: Southern Historical Association, 1961.
  • Still, William N., Jr. Confederate Shipbuilding. Athens, Ga.: Univ. of Georgia Press, 1969. 110 pp.
  • Still, William N., Jr. Confederate States Navy at Mobile, The, 1861 to August 1864. Montgomery, AL: Alabama State Dept. of Archives and History, 1968.
  • Still, William N., Jr. Iron Afloat: The Story of the Confederate Armorclads (2nd ed.). Columbia, S.C.: Univ. of South Carolina Press, 1985. 260 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Still, William N., Jr. Ironclad Captains: The Commanding Officers of the USS Monitor. Washington: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 1988. 79 pp.
  • Still, William N., Jr. Savannah Squadron. Savannah, Ga.: Coastal Heritage Press, 1989.
  • Still, William N., Jr. (ed.). Confederate Navy, The: The Ships, Men And Organization, 1861-65. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1997. 262 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Stoker, Donald. Grand Design, The: Strategy and the US Civil War. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2010. 528 pp.
  • Stonehouse, Frederick. Blood on the Water: The Great Lakes During the Civil War. Gwinn, Mich: Avery Color Studios, 2011.
  • Strout. Career of the Alabama ('no. 290'), The, from July 29, 1862, to June 19, 1864. New York: W. Abbatt, 1908.
  • Sullivan, David M. United States Marine Corps in the Civil War, The: The Final Year. Shippensburg, Pa.: White Mane Publishing Company, 2000. 278 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Sullivan, David M. United States Marine Corps in the Civil War, The: The First Year. Shippensburg, Pa.: White Mane Publishing Company, 1997. 284 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Sullivan, David M. United States Marine Corps in the Civil War, The: The Second Year. Shippensburg, Pa.: White Mane Publishing Company, 1997. 322 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Sullivan, David M. United States Marine Corps in the Civil War, The: The Third Year. Shippensburg, Pa.: White Mane Publishing Company, 1998. 309 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Sullivan, George. Civil War at Sea, The. Brookfield, Conn: Twenty-First Century Books, 2001.
  • Summersell, Charles G. Cruise of CSS Sumter, The. Tuscaloosa, Ala.: Confederate Pub. Co., 1965. 187 pp.
 
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A (Mostly) Complete Civil War Naval Bibliography (VI of VI)

  • Summersell, Charles G. CSS Alabama: Builder, Captain, and Plans. University, Ala.: Univ. of Alabama Press, 1985. 135 pp.
  • Surdam, David G. Northern Naval Superiority and the Economics of the American Civil War. Columbia, S.C.: Univ. of South Carolina Press, 2001. 286 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Swann, Leonard A. John Roach, Maritime Entrepreneur: The Years as Naval Contractor, 1862-1886. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 1965. 301 pp.
  • Sweet, Frank W. America: War Service of a Racing Yacht. Palm Coast, Fla: Backintyme, 2000.
  • Symonds, Craig L. Civil War at Sea, The. Santa Barbara, Calif.: Praeger Publishers, 2009. 201 pp.
  • Symonds, Craig L. Confederate Admiral: The Life and Wars of Franklin Buchanan. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1999. 274 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Symonds, Craig L. Historical Atlas of the US Navy. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1995. 230 pp. :geek:
  • Symonds, Craig L. Lincoln and His Admirals. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2008. 256 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Symonds, Craig L. Union Combined Operations in the Civil War. New York: Fordham Univ. Press, 2010. 240 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Taaffe, Stephen R. Commanding Lincoln's Navy: Union Naval Leadership During the Civil War. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2009. 324 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Taylor, John M. Confederate Raider: Raphael Semmes of the Alabama. Washington: Brassey's Inc., 1994. 308 pp.
  • Taylor, John M. Semmes: Rebel Raider. Washington: Potomac Books, 2003. 128 pp.
  • Taylor, Thomas E. and Wise, Stephen R. (ed.) Running the Blockade: A Personal Narrative of Adventures, Risks, and Escapes During the American Civil War. London: John Murray, 1896. 180 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Teaster, Gerald F. and Rowland, Rick. Confederate Steam Torpedo Boat CSS David, The. Summerville, SC: Junior History Press, 2005.
  • Teaster, Gerald F. Confederates Courageous: The Story of the Confederate Submarine H.L. Hunley. Summerville, SC: Junior History Press, 2004.
  • Tenney, William Jewett. Military and Naval History of the Rebellion in the United States, The: With Biographical Sketches of Deceased Officers. Mechanicsburg, Pa.: Stackpole Books, 2003.
  • Thompson, Gare and Day, Larry. Monitor, The: The Iron Warship That Changed the World. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 2003.
  • Thompson, Kenneth E. Civil War Commodores and Admirals: A Biographical Directory of All Eighty-Eight Union and Confederate Navy Officers Who Attained Commissioned Flag Rank During the War. Portland, Me.: Thompson Group, 2001. 207 pp. :geek:
  • Thompson, M. S. (ed.). General Orders and Circulars Issued by the Navy Department from 1863 to 1887. Washington: G.P.O., 1887. 353 pp. :geek:
  • Thomsen, Brian M. Blue & Gray at Sea: Naval Memoirs of the Civil War. New York: Forge Books, 2003. 445 pp.
  • Thornton, Mark and Ekelund, Robert B., Jr.. Tariffs, Blockades, and Inflation: The Economics of the Civil War. Wilmington, Del.: Scholarly Resources, 2004. 116 pp.
  • Thulesius, Olav. Man Who Made the Monitor, The: A Biography of John Ericsson, Naval Engineer. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 2007. 255 pp.
  • Thurston, Arthur. Tallahassee Skipper: The Biography of John Taylor Wood. Yarmouth, Nova Scotia: Lescarbot Press, 1981. 434 pp.
  • Time-Life Books. Blockade, The: Runners and Raiders. Alexandria, Va.: Time Life, 1983. 176 pp.
  • Tobin, M.F. Record and Battles of Admiral George Dewey. New York: American Art Works, 1899.
  • Todorich, Charles. Spirited Years, The: A History of the Antebellum Naval Academy. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1984.
  • Tomb, James H. and Campbell, R. Thomas (ed.) Engineer in Gray: Memoirs of Chief Engineer James H. Tomb, CSN. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 2005. 214 pp.
  • Tomblin, Barbara. Bluejackets and Contrabands: African Americans and the Union Navy. Lexington, Ky.: Univ. Press of Kentucky, 2009. 400 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Tomblin, Barbara. The Civil War on the Mississippi: Union Sailors, Gunboat Captains, and the Campaign to Control the River. Lexington, Ky.: Univ. Press of Kentucky, 2016. 372 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Torchia, Robert Wilson. Xanthus Smith and the Civil War. Philadelphia: The Schwarz Gallery, 1999. 32 pp.
  • Trotter, William R. Ironclads and Columbiads: The Civil War in North Carolina, The Coast. Winston-Salem, N.C.: John F. Blair Publisher, 1989. 456 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Tucker, Spencer C. and Grady McWhiney Raphael Semmes and the Alabama. Fort Worth, Tex.: State House/McWhiney Foundation Press, 1996. 110 pp.
  • Tucker, Spencer C. Andrew Foote: Civil War Admiral on Western Waters. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2000. 206 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Tucker, Spencer C. Arming The Fleet: US Navy Ordnance In The Muzzle Loading Era. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1989. 336 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Tucker, Spencer C. Blue and Gray Navies: The Civil War Afloat. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2006. 426 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Tucker, Spencer C. Handbook Of 19th Century Naval Warfare. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2000. 288 pp.
  • Tucker, Spencer C. Short History of the Civil War at Sea, A. Wilmington, Del.: SR Books, 2001. 188 pp.
  • Tucker, Spencer C. (ed.). Civil War Naval Encyclopedia, The [2 Volumes]. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, 2010. :geek:
  • Turner, Maxine. Navy Gray: A Story of the Confederate Navy on the Chattahoochee and Appalachicola Rivers. Tuscaloosa, Ala.: Univ. of Alabama Press, 1988. 357 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Underwood, Rodman L. Stephen Russell Mallory: A Biography of the Confederate Navy Secretary and United States Senator. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 2005. 256 pp.
  • Underwood, Rodman L. Waters of Discord: The Union Blockade of Texas During the Civil War. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 2003. 208 pp.
  • United States. Journal of Lt. Comdr. William B. Cushing, The, 1861-1865. Washington: National Archives and Records Service, 1978.
  • United States. Report of the Secretary of the Navy in Relation to Armored Vessels. Washington: G.P.O., 1864.
  • United States. Specifications of Steam Machinery and Building Directions of Hulls of U.S. Steamers Constructed 1861-1864. Washington: s.n, 1861.
  • United States Army Corps of Engineers. CSS Georgia. Savannah, Ga.: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, 1980.
  • United States Marine Corps. Brief History of the United States Marines in the Civil War, A. Washington: Historical Branch, US Marine Corps, 1960.
  • US Coast and Geodetic Survey. Military and Naval Service of the United States Coast Survey 1861-1865. Washington: G.P.O., 1916.
  • US Department of State. Case of the United States to Be Laid before the Tribunal of Arbitration. Washington: G.P.O., 1871.
  • US Naval History Division and Mooney, James L. (ed.). Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. [8 vols.] Washington: G.P.O., 1959. :geek:
  • US Navy Naval History Division. Civil War Naval Chronology 1861-1865. Washington: G.P.O., 1971. 1117 pp. :thumbsup:
  • US Office of Naval Records and Library. Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion [30 volumes + index]. Washington: G.P.O., 1894. :geek:
  • US Office of Naval Records and Library. Register of Officers of the Confederate States Navy, 1861-1865. Revised ed. Washington: G.P.O., 1931. 220 pp. :geek:
  • Vail, Israel Everett. Three Years on the Blockade: A Naval Experience. New York: The Abbey Press, 1902. 171 pp.
  • Valle, James E. Rocks and Shoals: Naval Discipline in the Age of Fighting Sail. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1980. 330 pp.
  • Valuska, David L. African American in the Union Navy, The, 1861-1865. New York: Garland Pub., 1993. 353 pp.
  • Van Tilberg, Hans. Civil War Gunboat in Pacific Waters, A: Life on Board USS Saginaw. Gainesville, Fla.: Univ. Press of Florida, 2010. 368 pp.
  • Vandiver, Frank E. Confederate Blockade Running Through Bermuda 1861-1865. Austin, Tex.: Univ. of Texas Press, 1947. 155 pp.
  • Veit, Chuck. Dog Before a Soldier, A: Almost-Lost Episodes in the U.S. Navy's Civil War. North Attleboro, Mass.: C. Veit, 2010. 190 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Viele, Egbert L. Port Royal Expedition, 1861, The: The First Union Victory of the Civil War. 1885.
  • Waddell, James I. and Horan, James D. (ed.) CSS Shenandoah: The Memoirs of Lieutenant Commanding James I. Waddell. New York: Crown Publishers, 1960. 200 pp.
  • Walke, Henry. Naval Scenes and Reminiscences of the Civil War in the United States on the Southern and Western Waters. New York: F.R. Reed, 1877. 480 pp.
  • Walker, Jeanie Mort. Life of Captain Joseph Fry, the Cuban Martyr. Hartford, Conn.: J.B. Burr Publishing, 1875. 587 pp.
  • Walker, Sally M. and Verstraete, Elaine. Shipwreck Search: Discovery of the H.L. Hunley. Minneapolis: Millbrook Press, 2006.
  • Walker, Sally M. Secrets of a Civil War Submarine: Solving the Mysteries of the H. L. Hunley. Minneapolis: Carobrhoda Books, 2005. 112 pp.
  • Ward, James Harmon. A Manual of Naval Tactics: Together with a Brief Critical Analysis of the Principal Modern Naval Battles. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1859. 208 pp.
  • Ward, James Harmon. Steam for the Million; A Popular Treatise on Steam and Its Application to the Useful Arts, Especially to Navigation. New York: H. Dexter & Co., 1860. 120 pp. :geek:
  • Warren, Gordon H. Fountain of Discontent: The Trent Affair and Freedom of the Seas. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1981. 301 pp.
  • Watson, Robert and Campbell, R. Thomas (ed.). Southern Service on Land & Sea: The Wartime Journal of Robert Watson, CSA/CSN. Knoxville, Tenn.: Univ. of Tennessee Press, 2002. 312 pp.
  • Watson, William. Civil War Adventures of a Blockade Runner, The. College Station, Tex.: Texas A&M Univ. Press, 2001. 324 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Watts, Gordon P. and Pleasants, James A. Monitor, The: A Bibliography. Kure Beach, N.C.: North Carolina Dept. of Cultural Resources, 1978.
  • Watts, Gordon P. CSS Chattahoochee: An Investigation of the Remains of a Confederate Gunboat. Greenville, N.C.: Program in Maritime History and Underwater Research, 1990.
  • Waugh, John C. Last Stand at Mobile. Abilene, Tex.: State House Press, 2002. 120 pp.
  • Way, Frederick, Jr. and Joseph W. Rutter. Way's Packet Directory 1848-1994 (Revised ed.). Athens, Oh.: Ohio Univ. Press, 1994. 643 pp. :geek:
  • Way, Frederick, Jr. and Joseph W. Rutter. Way's Steam Towboat Directory. Athens, Oh.: Ohio Univ. Press, 1990. 298 pp. :geek:
  • Wayland, John W. Pathfinder of the Seas, The. Richmond, Va.: Garrett and Massie, 1930. 191 pp.
  • Weddle, Kevin J. Lincoln's Tragic Admiral: The Life of Samuel Francis Du Pont. Charlottesville, Va.: Univ. of Virginia Press, 2005. 269 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Weems, Bob. Charles Read, Confederate Buccaneer. Jackson, Miss.: Heritage Books, 1982. 182 pp.
  • Welles, Gideon and Beale, Howard K. (ed.). Diary of Gideon Welles [3 volumes]. New York: Norton, 1960. :geek:
  • Welles, Gideon. Admiral Farragut and New Orleans: With an Account of the Origin and Command of the First Three Naval Expeditions of the War. New York: W.C. and F.P. Church, 1871.
  • Welles, Gideon. Civil War and Reconstruction; Selected Essays. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1959.
  • Wells, Tom H. Confederate Navy, The: A Study in Organization. University, Ala.: Univ. of Alabama Press, 1971. 182 pp. :geek:
  • Werlich, David P. Admiral of the Amazon: John Randolph Tucker. Charlottesville, Va.: Univ. of Virginia Press, 1990. 353 pp.
  • Werlock, Verna McElroy. Civil War Record of Thomas McElroy, The: Acting Master, United States Navy, 1861-1868. Woodbridge, N.J.: V.M. Werlock, 1986.
  • West, Richard S., Jr. Gideon Welles: Lincoln's Navy Department. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1943. 379 pp.
  • West, Richard S., Jr. Mr. Lincoln's Navy. New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1957. 328 pp.
  • West, Richard S., Jr. Second Admiral, The: A Life of David Dixon Porter, 1813-1891. New York: Coward-McCann, 1937.
  • West, W. Wilson. USS Tecumseh Shipwreck Management Plan. Washington: Naval Historical Center, 1997.
  • Wheeler, Richard. Siege of Vicksburg, The. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1978. 245 pp.
  • White, William C. and White, Ruth. Tin Can on a Shingle. New York: Dutton & Co., 1957. 176 pp.
  • Whittle, William C. Voyage of the CSS Shenandoah, The: A Memorable Cruise. Tuscaloosa, Ala.: Univ. of Alabama Press, 2005. 255 pp.
  • Wideman, John C. Naval Warfare: Courage and Combat on the Water. New York: MetroBooks, 1997. 128 pp.
  • Wideman, John C. Sinking of the USS Cairo, The. Jackson, Miss.: Univ. Press of Mississippi, 1993. 139 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Wilkes, Charles and Morris, William J. et. al. (eds.). Autobiography of Rear Admiral Charles Wilkes, US Navy, 1798-1877. Washington: G.P.O., 1978.
  • Wilkinson, John. Narrative of a Blockade Runner, The. New York: Sheldon and Co., 1877. 252 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Williams, Edward F., III. Confederate Victories at Fort Pillow. Memphis, Tenn.: Nathan Bedford Forrest Trail Committee, 1984. 48 pp.
  • Williams, Frances Leigh. Matthew Fontaine Maury, Scientist of the Sea. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Univ. Press, 1963. 720 pp.
  • Williams, Paul. Last Confederate Ship at Sea, The: The Wayward Voyage of the CSS Shenandoah, October 1864 - November 1865. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 2015. 216 pp.
  • Williamson, Sonny. CSS Beaufort. Morehead City, N.C.: Carteret County Historical Society, 2008.
  • Wills, Mary Alice. Confederate Blockade of Washington, D.C., The, 1861-1862. Parsons, W. Va.: McClain Print. Co., 1975. 194 pp.
  • Wilson, Herbert Wrigley. Ironclads in Action: A Sketch of Naval Warfare from 1855 to 1895 [2 volumes]. Boston: Little, Brown, 1896.
  • Wilson, Walter E. and McKay, Gary L. James D. Bulloch: Secret Agent and Mastermind of the Confederate Navy. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 2012. 368 pp.
  • Winschel, Terrence J. Triumph & Defeat: The Vicksburg Campaign. New York: Savas Beatie, 1998. 248 pp.
  • Winschel, Terrence J. Triumph & Defeat: The Vicksburg Campaign, Vol. 2. New York: Savas Beatie, 2006. 210 pp.
  • Winslow, Richard Elliott. Constructing Munitions of War: The Portsmouth Navy Yard Confronts the Confederacy, 1861-1865. Portsmouth NH: Portsmouth Marine Society, 1995. 432 pp.
  • Winters, John D. Civil War in Louisiana, The. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, 1991. 429 pp.
  • Wise, Stephen R. Gate of Hell: Campaign for Charleston, 1863. Columbia, S.C.: Univ. of South Carolina Press, 1994. 312 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Wise, Stephen R. Lifeline of the Confederacy: Blockade Running During the Civil War. Columbia, S.C.: Univ. of South Carolina Press, 1988. 403 pp. :thumbsup:
  • Wynne, Nick and Crankshaw, Joe. Florida Civil War Blockades: Battling for the Coast. Charleston, S.C.: History Press, 2011. 128 pp.

I must stress here that, just because an item is not marked with a ":thumbsup:", that shouldn't be taken to mean that it isn't recommended. Those so marked are particularly recommended. (For instance, I've yet to read a book by R. Thomas Campbell that I haven't liked, but some of his are more significant than others, or cover a particular topic area; others, like Mark Twain's Life on the Mississippi, are wonderful books but may be only tangentially related to Civil War naval history.) (And some of them I simply haven't gotten to yet...)
 
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Nearly all of us visit Civil War battlefields, but we don't see ships from that era much. I've only been on two, both age of sail holdovers. I've never seen an ironclad. Any good list of ships or recreations of parts of ships that we could visit. Also, are there preserved sites of shipyards, docks, etc?

Since many of us played on artillery as kids or "enlisted" in the army at kids programs at battlefields or reenactments, a lot of us had substantial childhood fantasies based on "play." That carries over into adult life.
 

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Nearly all of us visit Civil War battlefields, but we don't see ships from that era much. I've only been on two, both age of sail holdovers. I've never seen an ironclad. Any good list of ships or recreations of parts of ships that we could visit. Also, are there preserved sites of shipyards, docks, etc?

Since many of us played on artillery as kids or "enlisted" in the army at kids programs at battlefields or reenactments, a lot of us had substantial childhood fantasies based on "play." That carries over into adult life.

The most-complete Civil War ironclad on display is the USS Cairo, inside Vicksburg National Military Park.

There is a partial full-scale replica of Cairo in the Mississippi River Museum at Mud Island, Memphis.

There is a full-scale replica of the USS Monitor at the Mariner's Museum at Newport News, Virginia, where the turret and other major components raised from the Monitor are also being conserved.

The hull of CSS Neuse is on display at Kinston NC; there is also a replica Neuse in town.

The hull of CSS Jackson is on display at "Port Columbus," the former Confederate Naval Museum, at Columbus, Georgia; there are also simulated/replica ships there.

The USS Constellation at Baltimore is a Civil War era sailing sloop.

Across the pond, the HMS Warrior is preserved and on display.

(Top of my head. Details, etc., to follow.)
 

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The most-complete Civil War ironclad on display is the USS Cairo, inside Vicksburg National Military Park.

There is a partial full-scale replica of Cairo in the Mississippi River Museum at Mud Island, Memphis.
Great list. I should have seen the Cairo when I was in Memphis.
 
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I need to rescan this at a better resolution, but... here's a snapshot from inside the Memphis mock-up:

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Contrast with approximately the same angle in the genuine article:

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The thing that struck me is , how similar to the gundeck of Victory that is, bearing in mind of course that the complete equipment is not present on Cairo.
 
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Thank you for an excellent and informative post. One of my ancestors's served on the CSS Tallahassee and I'd love to become more knowledgeable about CSA navy operations. Thanks again!
 
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Probably the best single-volume work out there right now on the naval war is James M. McPherson's War on the Waters; it's a good introduction to the naval side of the war, and is recent enough that it should be in most libraries. Other, older one-volume histories, which are also worth it but might not be as easy to find unless you're going to buy them, are:

Bern Anderson's By Sea and By River
William M. Fowler's Under Two Flags
Ivan Musicant's Divided Waters
Spencer Tucker's Short History of the Civil War at Sea, and the same author's Blue & Gray Navies

All of these should provide a good introduction to the topic. I would steer clear of the 19th-century ones (thinking particularly of David D. Porter's Naval History of the Civil War here) until you have a grounding in more recently-written history (as history written by participants and history written by strong partisans will distort the view a bit-- and Porter falls into both categories).
 
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