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By Myron J. Smith Jr.

From 1861 to 1865, the Civil warfare raged alongside the nice rivers of the Ohio and Mississippi valleys. whereas a number of Civil conflict biographies exist, none were committed completely to members within the Western river warfare as waged down the Mississippi to the mouth of the crimson River, and up the Ohio, the Tennessee and the Cumberland. in accordance with the Official Records, county histories, newspapers and web assets, this can be the 1st paintings to profile group of workers all in favour of the struggling with on those nice streams.
integrated during this biographical encyclopedia are Union and accomplice naval officials right down to the rank of mate; enlisted sailors who gained the Medal of Honor, or differently exotic themselves or who wrote bills of existence at the gunboats; military officials and leaders who performed a right away position in strive against alongside Western waters; political officers who encouraged river operations; civilian steamboat captains and pilots who participated in wartime logistics; and civilian contractors without delay concerned, together with shipbuilders, dam developers, naval constructors and munitions experts.
all the biographies comprises (where identified) delivery, loss of life and place of abode info; unit association or send; involvement within the river conflict; pre- and post-war careers; and resource documentation. hundreds and hundreds of people are given their first ancient recognition.

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By Myron J. Smith Jr.

From 1861 to 1865, the Civil warfare raged alongside the nice rivers of the Ohio and Mississippi valleys. whereas a number of Civil conflict biographies exist, none were committed completely to members within the Western river warfare as waged down the Mississippi to the mouth of the crimson River, and up the Ohio, the Tennessee and the Cumberland. in accordance with the Official Records, county histories, newspapers and web assets, this can be the 1st paintings to profile group of workers all in favour of the struggling with on those nice streams.
integrated during this biographical encyclopedia are Union and accomplice naval officials right down to the rank of mate; enlisted sailors who gained the Medal of Honor, or differently exotic themselves or who wrote bills of existence at the gunboats; military officials and leaders who performed a right away position in strive against alongside Western waters; political officers who encouraged river operations; civilian steamboat captains and pilots who participated in wartime logistics; and civilian contractors without delay concerned, together with shipbuilders, dam developers, naval constructors and munitions experts.
all the biographies comprises (where identified) delivery, loss of life and place of abode info; unit association or send; involvement within the river conflict; pre- and post-war careers; and resource documentation. hundreds and hundreds of people are given their first ancient recognition.

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