Learning Lincoln On-line

FROM-- SET FIVE, CIVIL WAR STUDIES

The Navy and Ironclads in the Civil War- The Anaconda Plan, and CSS Blockade Runners


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U.S. Civil War Naval Ships, Men and Battles--Confederate and Union
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The turning point of the Civil War Naval War
INTRODUCTION AND CONTENT PAGE OF LINKS

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GENERAL WINFIELD SCOTT

The Anaconda Plan was the initial Civil War strategy devised by General Winfield Scott of the U.S. Army to put down the rebellion by the Confederacy in 1861.

Phantom Gray Confederate Blockade Runner

  Winfield Scott, American army officer who held the rank of general in three wars and was the unsuccessful Whig candidate for president in 1852. He was the foremost American military figure between the Revolution and the Civil War.
 
 
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PART ONE

U.S. Navy before the Civil War, Sail Ships and Steamers

PART TWO

The Ironclad Gunboats

 

PART THREE

The U.S. Navy Civil War Racial "Melting Pot"

PART FOUR

Civil War Inventions, "Firsts"

 

PART FIVE

Blockade "Prizes"

PART SIX

The Great Sea and River Battles & the Men Involved

 

PART SEVEN

Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles

PART EIGHT

The Union Blockade Plan for Rivers and Coastal Ports

 

PART NINE

Civil War Armaments and the Dahlgren Cannon

PART TEN

The Pook Turtle and the Inventors of the American Ironclad Gunboat

PART ELEVEN

Recruitment of Naval Personnel: Requirements and Numbers

PART TWELVE

Hospital Ships of the Sanitary Commission

RESOURCES ON GUNBOATS AND IRONCLADS