Once the Union Army gained control of the upper rivers
of the Mississippi Valley during the first half of 1862, slow and heavy ironclads proved ineffective in patrolling the waters. Hastily outfitted steamboats were covered with thin armor and ...
Empires on the Pacific is to be celebrated as one
of the best accounts available of the war against Japan. Toronto Globe and Mail.Book Format: Paperback. Number of Pages: 0472. Publisher: Basic Books (AZ)