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The Civil War on the Mississippi: Union Sailors, Gunboat Captains, and the Campaign to Control the River

Barbara Brooks Tomblin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167039
eISBN:
9780813167817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167039.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Following the fall of Fort Sumter, the Lincoln administration adopted General Winfield Scott’s strategy to win the war. Dubbed the Anaconda Plan, it called for a Union blockade of the southern coast ... More


Gunboat Diplomacy and War, 1652–1660

Bernard Capp

in Cromwell's Navy: The Fleet and the English Revolution 1648–1660

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201151
eISBN:
9780191674822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201151.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the navy's role in implementing foreign policy under the Commonwealth. It also surveys the role of the navy in England's sudden emergence as a Great Power. The naval wars marked ... More


Children as a Factor in War Strategy

Edmund L. Drago

in Confederate Phoenix: Rebel Children and Their Families in South Carolina

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229376
eISBN:
9780823234912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229376.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on children as a factor in war strategy. Confederate leaders made children central to why they seceded and went to war. For Confederate Carolinians, the war entailed the ... More


War on the Gulf Coast: The Spanish Fight against William Augustus Bowles

Gilbert C. Din

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037523
eISBN:
9780813042145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037523.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book, based on extensive Spanish documentation, presents a new perspective on William Augustus Bowles's life and the Spanish fight against him on the Florida Gulf Coast, rejecting the notion ... More


Pacifying Apalache

Gilbert C. Din

in War on the Gulf Coast: The Spanish Fight against William Augustus Bowles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037523
eISBN:
9780813042145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037523.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

Bowles still roamed free and posed a threat. Seminoles continued to support him, and he looked to Nassau to bring him arms and goods to secure Indian support. Spanish galleys and gunboats stayed on ... More


A Civil War Gunboat in Pacific Waters: Life Aboard the USS Saginaw

Hans Konrad Van Tilburg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035161
eISBN:
9780813038957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035161.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

The USS Saginaw was a Civil War gunboat that served in Pacific and Asian waters between 1860 and 1870. During this decade, the crew witnessed the trade disruptions of the Opium Wars, the Taiping ... More


Seasoning on the China Station

Hans Konrad Van Tilburg

in A Civil War Gunboat in Pacific Waters: Life Aboard the USS Saginaw

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035161
eISBN:
9780813038957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035161.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

The USS Saginaw's future role included the protection of trade with China, Japan, and India, and the enlargement of commercial intercourse, no small task for the gunboat. The Saginaw had been ... More


Military Intervention and the Impact of War Events: Hopes for “White” Repayment

Kim Oosterlinck

in Hope Springs Eternal: French Bondholders and the Repudiation of Russian Sovereign Debt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300190915
eISBN:
9780300220933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190915.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter first reviews the literature suggesting that military intervention or the threat to actually use gunboat diplomacy may prompt sovereigns to honour their debts. Military threat and not ... More


The Tale of a Gun—IX-inch Dahlgren #FP573: It's Not Just a Cannon, It's a Story

Lawrence E. Babits, Christopher F. Amer, Lynn Harris, and Joe Beatty

in From These Honored Dead: Historical Archaeology of the American Civil War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049441
eISBN:
9780813050195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049441.003.0016
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

During the early summer 2009, East Carolina University and the South Carolina Institute for Archaeology and Anthropology recorded two cannon at Mars Bluff—the site of a Civil War Confederate navy ... More


Fragile and Erratic Amelioration (1874–1883)

in Between Foreigners and Shiʿis: Nineteenth-Century Iran and its Jewish Minority

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754583
eISBN:
9780804779487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754583.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Shortly before Nasir al-Din Shah pronounced equality for the Jews, Britain had contemplated pressuring him to endorse “religious liberty” in Iran, but eventually decided against it. One reason was ... More


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