Assault and Logistics
Union Army Coastal and River Operations, 1861-1866Book - 1995
Explores how the Union Army Quartermaster Department employed steam- powered merchant vessels as primary transportation and in a cooperative mode with the nation's rail systems during the Civil War, detailing operations, vessels, and personnel of campaigns such as the Hatteras expedition, attempts against Vicksburg and New Orleans, and the Red River campaign, as well as many others. Includes b&w photos and drawings, and appendices on subjects such as crew status, espionage, the Sioux uprisings, and military telegraph service. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Publisher: Camden, Me. : Ensign Press, 
Copyright Date: ©1995
Characteristics: xxii, 655 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm.