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Mobile Bay and the Mobile Campaign

The Last Great Battles of the Civil War

by Chester G. Hearn

  • 146 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by McFarland & Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Military - General,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • United States - Civil War

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8138291M
    ISBN 100786405740
    ISBN 109780786405749
    OCLC/WorldCa26974140

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Mobile Bay and the Mobile Campaign by Chester G. Hearn Download PDF EPUB FB2

“Paul Brueske's engagingly written The Last Siege: The Mobile Campaign, Alabama possesses a historiographical heft that, given the brevity of its campaign narrative, exceeds expectations by a fairly wide margin Well researched, conceived, and executed, The Last Siege is a rather impressive first effort from author Paul Brueske/5(16).

This book examines the politics, preparations, leaders, and battles that made the Mobile Campaign a microcosm of the overall conduct of the Civil War. About the Author(s) Chester G. Hearn is the author of numerous other books of history, and his articles have appeared in Blue & Gray, Civil War Times, and North & South.

The Battle of Mobile Bay of August 5,was an engagement of the American Civil War in which a Union fleet commanded by Rear Admiral David G. Farragut, assisted by a contingent of soldiers, attacked a smaller Confederate fleet led by Admiral Franklin Buchanan and three forts that guarded the entrance to Mobile Bay.A paraphrase of his order, "Damn the torpedoes, full Location: Mobile Bay, Alabama.

Get this from a library. Mobile Bay and the Mobile campaign: the last great battles of the Civil War. [Chester G Hearn]. With due respect to an earlier reviewer, the review can't have been based on a reading of the book.

Mobile Bay and the Mobile Campaign are both covered, and while the Battle of Mobile Bay and the related operations were indeed a while before the end of the war (in August, ), the Mobile Campaign to capture the city itself was mounted in March of and surely qualifies /5(3).

Mobile was a key hub for the cotton trade upon which the South's economy depended, and the gateway to the interior of Alabama. Its position at the northern point of Mobile Bay made it a strategic location; if it fell, the Union Army's advance would be unimpeded.

Campaign. Mobile was besieged by the Union Army from March 25 to Ap   The Last Siege explores the events surrounding this siege and capture of Mobile, Alabama.

The Union victory at the battle of Mobile Bay in ended blockade running from the port of Mobile. Uncaptured, the city remained a priority for the Confederates to defend and the Federals to attack.

The campaign to capture Mobile Alabama from August to April embodied the use of all the innovations listed above. In Mobile Bay and the Mobile Campaign, Chester Hearn begins by chronicling the advances in technology during the last years of.

control access into and within Mobile Bay. The main effort was a naval operation, but Army ground forces took part in seizing two separate forti-fications, including the mighty Fort Morgan at the mouth of the Bay.

The second campaign took place the following spring of In this joint operation, conducted on the east side of Mobile Bay, the ser. Mobile Bay as a Confederate port but it would take a major land campaign and battles at Fort Blakeley and Spanish Fort before the city itself finally fell to Union troops.

Monuments to the forces that fought in the Battle of Mobile Bay and the Battle of Fort Blakeley can be seen at Mobile National Cemetery, which contains the graves of. The Last Siege: The Mobile Campaign, Alabama By Paul Brueske. Havertown, PA: Casemate Publishers, pp. $ ISBN Scale ca.

LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), From 39th Cong., 1st Sess. []-Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A. Map shows the three lines of fortifications constructed in, andstreets, "Mobile and Ohio Rail Road," vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures.

Most of the streets are not named. Description derived from published bibliography. Book a room at our Super 8 Mobile/Tillmans Corner hotel near Mobile Bay for value and easy access to everything the area has to offer. Our hotel makes it easy to reach the most popular attractions.

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One of the most notable battles that took place in Alabama was the battle of Mobile Bay fought in This was a Union attack combining naval and land forces against Mobile Bay leading to a Union victory. Confederate forces were never able to win any battles in Alabama.

The following is a list of all Civil War battles in Alabama. Book now at The Dumbwaiter Restaurant in Mobile, AL.

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Browse photos, see new properties, get open house info, and research neighborhoods on Trulia. INTRODUCTION - MOBILE CAMPAIGN INTRODUCTION - USCT IN THE MOBILE, ALABAMA CAMPAIGN.

Researched and compiled by. Bennie J. McRae, Jr. The organization of Union forces under the command of Major General Edward R.S.

Canby began operations on Ma and ended on or about Ap Book now at Dauphin's in Mobile, AL. Explore menu, see photos and read reviews: "Really enjoyed the entire experience! We will definitely go there again.".For Lt. Gen. George S. Patton, Jr., the battle for Lorraine during the fall and winter of was a frustrating and grueling experience of static warfare.

Plagued by supply shortages, critical interference from superiors, flooded rivers, fortified cities, and the highly determined German army, Patton had little opportunity to wage the type of fast armored campaign of which he was .