Home  > Categories > Product List > American Civil War Marines 1861-65
Not sure what to buy? Running out of time? Give a gift card!

American Civil War Marines 1861-65
64 page book.

 Other products to consider: (31)

Backordered (Sign up for an email
notification when it's
back in stock!)
List price: $18.95
You pay: $13.69
(All prices in U.S. Dollars)Notify me
Add to watch list

Manufacturer: Osprey Books
Stock Number: OSP ELI112
View all products of type "Naval Forces"
View all products of type "Battles"
Author: Ron Field
Illustrator: Richard Hook

About this book
The part played in the Civil War by the small Marine Corps of the United and Confederate States is overshadowed by the confrontations of the great armies. Nevertheless, the coastal and riverine campaigns were of real importance, given the strategic significance of the Federal blockade of southern ports, and of the struggle for the Mississippi River. Marines wearing blue and grey fought in many dramatic actions afloat and ashore - ship-to-ship engagements, cutting-out expeditions, and coastal landings. This book offers a comprehensive summary of all such battles, illustrated with rare early photographs, and meticulously researched color plates detailing the often obscure minutiae of Marine uniforms and equipment.

Contents
  • Introduction
  • US Marines in the Civil War
  • On the battlefield
  • Blockading
  • Amphibious landings
  • Sea battles and major assaults
  • Uniforms, weapons and equipment
  • CS Marines in the Civil War
  • Coastal Marines
  • On the High Seas
  • Uniforms, weapons and equipment
Paperback; October 2004; 64 pages; ISBN: 9781841767680







We accept paypal, as well as mastercard, visa, american express and discover cards. We ship via UPS and US Postal Service.

Copyright © 2005-2016 Scale Hobbyist, all rights reserved