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Storm Over Carolina

Storm Over CarolinaThe Confederate Navy's Struggle for Eastern North Carolina

The struggle for control of the eastern waters of North Carolina duringthe War Between the States was a bitter, painful, and sometimeshumiliating one for the Confederate navy. No better example exists ofthe classic adage, Too little, too late. Burdened by the lack ofadequate warships, construction... more

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  • ISBN 9781581824865
  • Imprint Cumberland House Publishing
  • Category History

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Overview

The struggle for control of the eastern waters of North Carolina duringthe War Between the States was a bitter, painful, and sometimeshumiliating one for the Confederate navy. No better example exists ofthe classic adage, Too little, too late. Burdened by the lack ofadequate warships, construction facilities and even ammunition, nevertheless the South's naval arm fought bravely and recklessly tostem the tide of the Federal invasion of North Carolina from the sea.Storm Over North Carolina is the account of the Southern navy'sstruggle in North Carolina waters. It is a saga of crushing defeatsinterspersed with moments of brilliant victories. It is also the story ofdogged determination and incredible perseverance in the face ofoverwhelming odds