The Civil War Volume III

The Civil War Volume III

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A narrative history of the American Civil War, which covers not only the battles and the troop movements but also the social background that brought on the war and led, in the end, to the South's defeat.Twin stacked, with a 100-horsepower engine driving each of her two screws, she was 220 feet in length and only 24 in the beam, ... On August 18, running low on coal, she put into the neutral port of Halifax to refuel. Under instructions from the Queen, and over ardent protests from the American consul, the Nova Scotia authorities gave Wood ... next day, the vanguard of a fleet of thirteen ordered to Halifax as soon as the consul telegraphed word of the raidera#39;s presence in the harbor.

Title:The Civil War Volume III
Author:Shelby Foote
Publisher:Random House - 2011-11-30


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