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Author @ the Library: "War on the Waters: The Union and Confederate Navies, 1861-1865," with James M. McPherson, an American Civil War historian, and the George Henry Davis '86 Professor Emeritus of United States History at Princeton University.

May 1, 2013

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Mid-Manhattan Library

Although previously undervalued for their strategic impact because they represented only a small percentage of total forces, the Union and Confederate navies were crucial to the outcome of the Civil War.  The author recounts the war's naval campaigns and their military leaders.