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Blue & Gray at Sea

Blue & Gray at Sea

Naval Memoirs of the Civil War

Edited by Brian M. Thomsen

Forge Books

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Excerpted memoirs included are:
- Incidents and Anecdotes of the Cival War by Admiral Porter, including sections dealing with the political schism of the navy at the war's outbreak, as well as accounts of various naval campaigns around the gulf.
- Recollections of a Rebel Reefer by James Morris Morgan , the memoir of a midshipman's coming of age in the Confederate navy including his part in the retreat further south of CSA President Jefferson Davis and his family.
- Autobiography of George Dewey, Admiral of the Navy by Admiral George Dewey who, while a wet-behind-the-ears lieutenant, served under the legendary naval master and Lincoln's Admiral David Farragut.
- Two years on the Alabama by Arthur Sinclair
- CSS Shenandoah: The Memoirs of LT. Commanding James I. Waddell

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Excerpt from The Autobiography of George Dewey, Admiral of the Navy

BY ADMIRAL GEORGE DEWEY

Chapter IV.
BEGINNING OF THE CIVIL WAR.

After the Napoleonic wars an exhausted world knew a long period...

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Edited by Brian M. Thomsen

Brian M. Thomsen is a Tor Consulting editor who dropped out of pursuing a Ph.D. in English in favor of a career in publishing. He was one of the founding editors of Warner/Popular Library's Questar Science Fiction & Fantasy line, and the editor of C.J.Cherryh's Hugo Award winning novel Cyteen. He has also been a Hugo nominee, has served as a World Fantasy Award judge, and is the author of two novels and numerous short stories for such publishers as Tor, Daw, Ace, TSR, and others.

He was born in the borough of Brooklyn where he currently resides with his wife, Donna, and two talented cats named Sparky and Minx.

Brian M. Thomsen

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