American Civil War Bibliography - Naval History

Naval History

  • Anderson, Bern. By Sea and By River: The Naval History of the Civil War. New York: Da Capo Press, 1989.
  • Baldwin, John, and Ron Powers. Last Flag Down: The Epic Journey of the Last Confederate Warship. New York: Crown Publishers, 2007. ISBN 978-0-307-23655-5.
  • Bennett, Michael J. Union Jacks: Yankee Sailors in the Civil War. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: University of North Carolina Press, 2004.
  • Besse, Summer B. The C.S. Ironclad Virginia: With Data and References for a Scale Model. Newport News, Virginia, 1937.
  • Browning, Jr., Robert M. From Cape Charles to Cape Fear: The North Atlantic Blockading Squadron During the Civil War. Tuscaloosa, Alabama: University of Alabama Press, 1993. ISBN 0-8173-0679-X.
  • —— Success Is All That Was Expected: The South Atlantic Blockading Squadron in the Civil War. Washington, D.C.: Brassey's Inc., 2002.
  • Campbell, R. Thomas. Confederate Naval Forces on Western Waters: The Defense of the Mississippi River and Its Tributaries. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Co., 2005. ISBN 0-7864-2203-3.
  • —— Fire and Thunder: Exploits of the Confederate States Navy. Shippensburg, Pennsylvania: Burd Street Press, 1997. ISBN 1-57249-067-5.
  • —— Gray Thunder: Exploits of the Confederate States Navy. Shippensburg, Pennsylvania: Burd Street Press, 1996. ISBN 0-942597-99-0.
  • —— Southern Fire: Exploits of the Confederate States Navy. Shippensburg, Pennsylvania: Burd Street Press, 1997. ISBN 1-57249-046-2.
  • Chaffin, Tom. Sea of Gray: The Around—the—World Odyssey of the Confederate Raider Shenandoah. New York: Hill & Wang, 2006. ISBN 978-0-8090-9511-7.
  • Coombe, Jack D. Gunfire Around the Gulf: The Last Major Naval Campaign of the Civil War. New York: Bantam Books, 1999.
  • Conrad, James Lee. Rebel Reefers: The Organization and Midshipmen of the Confederate States Naval Academy. New York: Da Capo Press, 2003.
  • Coski, John M. Capital Navy: The Men, Ships, and Operations of the James River Squadron. Campbell, California: Savas Woodbury Publishers, 1996.
  • —— The Confederate Navy. Richmond, Virginia: The Museum of the Confederacy, 2005.
  • Cracknell, William H. United States Navy Monitors of the Civil War Windsor, England: 1973.
  • deKay, James T. Monitor. 1997.
  • Donnelly, Ralph W. The Confederate States Marine Corps: The Rebel Leathernecks. Shippensburg, Pennsylvania: White Mane Publishing Company, Inc., 1989. ISBN 0-942597-13-3.
  • Elliott, Robert G. Ironclad of the Roanoke: Gilbert Elliott's Albemarle. Shippensburg, Pennsylvania: White Mane Publishing Co., 1994.
  • Field, Ron. Confederate Ironclad vs. Union Ironclad: Hampton Roads 1862. United Kingdom: Osprey Publishing, 2008.
  • Fowler, William M. Under Two Flags. 1990.
  • Gosnell, H. Allen. Guns on the Western Waters: The Story of River Gunboats in the Civil War Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press, 1949.
  • Graham, Eric J. Clyde Built: Blockade Runners, Cruisers and Armoured Rams of the American Civil War. Edinburgh, Scotland: Birlinn Press, 2006.
  • Hearn, Chester G. Gray Raiders of the Sea: How Eight Confederate Warships Destroyed the Union's High Seas Commerce. Camden, Maine: International Marine Publishing, 1992.
  • Holzer, Harold and Mulligan, Tim, ed. The Battle of Hampton Roads: New Perspectives on the USS Monitor and CSS Virginia. Fordham University Press, 2006.
  • Hoyt, Edwin P. The Voyage of the Hunley: The Chronicle of the Pathbreaking Confederate Submarine. Short Hills, New Jersey: Burford Books. ISBN 1-58080-094-7.
  • MacBride, Robert. Civil War Ironclads: The Dawn of Naval Armor. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: 1962.
  • Merrill, James M. The Rebel Shore. 1957.
  • Mindell, David A. War, Technology, and Experiance Aboard the U.S.S. Monitor. 2000.
  • Mokion, Arthur. Ironclad: The Monitor & the Merrimack. Novato, California: Presidio Press, 1991. ISBN 0-89141-405-3.
  • Musicant, Ivan. Divided Waters: The Naval History of the Civil War. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1995. ISBN 0-06-016482-4.
  • Nelson, James L. Reign of Iron: The Story of the First Battling Ironclads, the Monitor and the Merrimack. William Marrow, 2004.
  • Quarstein, John. C.S.S. Virginia: Mistress of Hampton Roads. Lynchburg, Virginia: H.E. Howard, Inc., 2000.
  • Quarstein, Jonn V. The CSS Virginia: Sink Before Surrender. Charleston, South Carolina: The History Press, 2012. ISBN 978-1-60949-580-0.
  • Quarstein, John V. A History of Ironclads. History Press, 2006.
  • Robinson III, Charles M. Shark of the Confederacy: The Story of the CSS Alabama. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1995. ISBN 1-55750-728-7.
  • Roberts, William H. Civil War Ironclads: The U.S. Navy and Industrial Mobilization. Baltimore, Maryland: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003.
  • Roberts, William H. Now for the Contest: Coastal and Oceanic Naval Operations in the Civil War. Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 2004.
  • Schooler, Lynn. The Last Shot: The Incredible Story of the C.S.S. Shenandoah and the True Conclusion of the American Civil War. New York: HarperCollins, 2005. ISBN 0-06-052333-6.
  • Silverstone, Pal H. Warships of the Civil War Navies. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1989.
  • Smith, Jr., Myron J. The CSS Arkansas: A Confederate Ironclad on Western Waters. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2011. ISBN 978-0-7864-4726-8.
  • —— The Timberclads in the Civil War: The Lexington, Conestoga and Tyler on the Western Waters. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland Publishing, 2008. ISBN 978-0-7864-3578-4.
  • —— Tinclads in the Civil War: Union Light–Draught Gunboat Operations on Western Waters, 1862–1865. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, 2009. ISBN 978-0-7864-3579-1.
  • —— The USS Carondelet: A Civil War Ironclad in Western Waters. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland, 2010.
  • Stern, Philip Van Doren. The Confederate Navy: A Pictorial History. 1962.
  • Still, Jr., William. Confederate Shipbuilding. Columbia, South Carolina: University of South Carolina Press, 2003.
  • ——, John M. Taylor, and Norman C. Delaney. Raiders & Blockaders: The American Civil War Afloat. Washington, D.C.: Brassey's Inc., 1998. ISBN 1-57488-164-7.
  • Taafe, Stephen R. Commanding Lincoln's Navy: Union Naval Leadership During the Civil War. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 2009.
  • Tucker, Spencer C. A Short History of the Civil War at Sea. Wilmington, Delaware: SR Books, 2001.
  • Walker, Sally M. Secrets of A Civil war Submarine: Solving the Mysteries of the H.L. Hunley. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Carobrhoda Books, Inc., 2005.
  • Weddle, Kevin J. Lincoln's Tragic Admiral: The Life of Samuel Francis Du Pont. University of Virginia Press, 2005.
  • Whittle, William C. The Voyage of the CSS Shenandoah: A Memorable Cruise. Tuscaloosa, Alabama: University of Alabama Press, 2005.

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