Book Discussion on War on the Waters

Historian James McPherson talked about his book, War on the Water: The Union and Confederate Navies, 1861-1865, which presents a history of… read more

Historian James McPherson talked about his book, War on the Water: The Union and Confederate Navies, 1861-1865, which presents a history of the use of naval forces by the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War. He examined the impact that each navy made during the War, Union naval support of numerous battles including Vicksburg and New Orleans, the Confederate’s use of naval mines, and the deployment of a submarine. James McPherson spoke with historians Craig Symonds and Harold Holzer at the New York Historical Society in New York City and responded to questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on War on the Waters

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309606-1
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Public Affairs Event
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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Dec 2, 2012
Last Aired:
Dec 31, 2012

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  • Dec 02, 2012 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 09, 2012 | 7:46am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 25, 2012 | 8:45pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 31, 2012 | 5:02am EST | C-SPAN 2
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