Confederate MobileeBook - 2000
A description of the vital role in the Civil War played by Mobile, AL, a Gulf Coast city that was the back door into the Confederacy. Mobile was a major port, railroad center, & Confederate stronghold, & its defense was of utmost importance to the Confederate govt. The author examines the many aspects of the war in Confederate Mobile from secession in 1861 until the surrender in 1865. In explaining how Southern forces attempted to defend the city, he discusses the roles of commanding generals, the creation of a Confederate navy, blockade running, the erection of fortifications, & military campaigns. Extensive bibliography.
Publisher: [United States] : LSU Press : Made available through hoopla, 2000
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource