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Tinclads in the Civil War

Myron J. Smith

Tinclads in the Civil War

Union light-draught gunboat operations on western waters, 1862-1865

by Myron J. Smith

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Navy -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865,
  • Gunboats -- History -- 19th century,
  • Mississippi River Valley -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Riverine operations,
  • Mississippi River Valley -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Riverine operations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMyron J. Smith, Jr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE470.8 .S65 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 423 p. :
    Number of Pages423
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24117485M
    ISBN 100786435798
    ISBN 109780786435791
    LC Control Number2009042186

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These “tinclads” fought Confederate forces attacking from the riverbanks, provided convoy for merchant steamers, enforced revenue measures, and offered tow, dispatch, and other fleet support services.

Book Reviews & Awards Tinclads in the Civil War $   Myron Smith (who has written extensively on the western river gunboats) has a new book out "Tinclads in the Civil War: Union Light-Draught Gunboat Operations on Western Waters, " (McFarland, ).

If it turns out to be anything like his other books, it'll have all you ever wanted to know about tinclads in it. Tinclads in the Civil War: Union Light-Draught Gunboat Operations on Western Waters, by Myron J.

Smith Jr., McFarland Publishers. There is a logical reason that the light-draft gunboats known as “tinclads” tend to be overlooked in accounts of the Civil War’s Western theater. TINCLADS IN THE CIVIL WAR: UNION LIGHT-DRAUGHT GUNBOAT OPERATIONS ON WESTERN WATERS, is a detailed study of those military operations where tinclads occupied center stage.

The author, Myron J. Smith, Jr., has wisely made the decision to concentrate his book on these tinclads and their numerous engagements on the waterways of the Trans /5(6).

Once the Union Army gained control of the upper rivers of the Mississippi Valley during the first half ofslow and heavy ironclads proved ineffective in patrolling the waters. Hastily outfitted steamboats were covered with thin armor and pressed into duty.

These "tinclads" fought Confederate forces attacking from the Tinclads in the Civil War book, provided convoy for merchant steamers, enforced revenue 5/5(1).

Tinclads in the Civil War book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Once the Union Army gained control of the upper rivers of the Mi /5. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Tinclads in the Civil War: Union Light-Draught Gunboat Operations on Western Waters, by Myron J.

Smith at Barnes Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers. Tinclad Boats Civil War Facts. Their were a type of many riverboats, lightly armored, and used throughout the Mississippi River system. They were armed with 32pdr smooth bores, and armored with to.5 inch sheetmetal.

They were called "Tinclads" by the brownwater Union navy. The new volume, Tinclads in the Civil War, is similarly broad. It is unfortunate that the costs of these books will likely keep them from the scale of personal library circulation that they abundantly deserve (the latest book is a paperback, priced at $55).

With previous books detailing the career of Le Roy Fitch and the operations of the U.S. Navy timberclad gunboats, Myron J. Smith's Tinclads in the Civil War is a continuation of what has become something of an informal series dealing with the naval war on the western waters.

Tinclad warships were basically purpose built or retrofitted steam. Civil War Book News began in November as a web page. This new site applies a blog format in organizing information.

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Smith Jr., McFarland Publishers There is a logical reason that the light-draft gunboats known as “tinclads” tend to be.

Tinclads and Ironclads in the Western Theater. Myron Smith has created two good Civil War studies that concentrate on western river operations. Together they provide a wealth of information about how the Union broke into the Southern hinterland and began interdicting, then controlling Confederate territory via.

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The vessels that we know as 'ironclads' are fairly well-defined: purpose-built or -converted warships with iron armor fitted to make the vessel at least partly shotproof. They don't have to have been completely armor-encased, and many weren't (e.g.

CSS Nashville, the Pook Turtles, etc.), but. Tinclads in the Civil War: Union Light-Draught Gunboat Operations on Western Waters, - Ebook written by Myron J. Smith, Jr. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Tinclads in the Civil War: Union Light-Draught Gunboat Operations on Western Waters, /5(1).

See Civil War era drawings of sidewheel steamers, some very similar to those converted to timberclads. Explore other pictures of the timberclads at the Naval History and Heritage Command: USS Tyler, USS Conestoga and USS Lexington; Read about the USS Tyler: A Rather Useful Timberclad in the blog “The Civil War Navy Sesquicentennial”.

Civil War operations Use of tinclads during the American Civil War. Victory was one of the lightly armor-plated gunboats of the Mississippi Squadron called "tinclads" which were used during the Civil War for shallow water patrol and reconnaissance duty on the Tennessee, Ohio, and Cumberland sioned: 8 July Tinclads in the Civil War: Union Light-Draught Gunboat Operations on Western Waters, eBook: Myron J.

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