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Uncommonly SavageCivil War and Remembrance in Spain and the United States

Uncommonly Savage: Civil War and Remembrance in Spain and the United States

Paul D. Escott

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049410
eISBN:
9780813050188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049410.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Uncommonly Savage: Civil War and Remembrance in Spain and the United States studies the process of remembrance and the contests over historical memory in two nations that experienced savage, ... More

War on the Gulf CoastThe Spanish Fight against William Augustus Bowles

War on the Gulf Coast: The Spanish Fight against William Augustus Bowles

Gilbert C. Din

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037523
eISBN:
9780813042145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037523.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book, based on extensive Spanish documentation, presents a new perspective on William Augustus Bowles's life and the Spanish fight against him on the Florida Gulf Coast, rejecting the notion ... More

I Fear I Shall Never Leave This IslandLife in a Civil War Prison

I Fear I Shall Never Leave This Island: Life in a Civil War Prison

David R. Bush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037448
eISBN:
9780813042305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037448.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

There was no standard treatment for prisoners-of-war (POW) during the American Civil War by either the Union or the Confederacy. Each side struggled with the incarceration and civilized treatment of ... More

The Southern Mind Under Union RuleThe Diary of James Rumley, Beaufort, North Carolina, 1862-1865

The Southern Mind Under Union Rule: The Diary of James Rumley, Beaufort, North Carolina, 1862-1865

Judkin Browning

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037288
eISBN:
9780813041773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037288.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

James Rumley was the 48-year-old, well-educated, Clerk of the Carteret County Court when the Union forces arrived in his hometown of Beaufort on March 25, 1862. He began a diary at the moment of ... More

Sovereignty at SeaU.S. Merchant Ships and American Entry into World War I

Sovereignty at Sea: U.S. Merchant Ships and American Entry into World War I

Rodney Carlisle

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037622
eISBN:
9780813041612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037622.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book demonstrates that, although President Woodrow Wilson worked to maintain United States neutrality during World War I, his administration's policies resulted in a decision by Germany to ... More

Stalking the U-BoatU.S. Naval Aviation in Europe during World War I

Stalking the U-Boat: U.S. Naval Aviation in Europe during World War I

Geoffrey L. Rossano

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034881
eISBN:
9780813038841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034881.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book studies U.S. naval aviation operations in Europe during World War I. The navy's experiences in this conflict laid the foundations for the later emergence of aviation as a crucial—sometimes ... More

Cruise of the Dashing WaveRounding Cape Horn in 1860

Cruise of the Dashing Wave: Rounding Cape Horn in 1860

Phillip Hichborn

William Thiesen (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034379
eISBN:
9780813039374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034379.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book recounts a harrowing 1860 clipper ship passage from Boston to San Francisco by way of Cape Horn, as recorded by Philip Hichborn, the ship's carpenter, in his journal. On board the Dashing ... More

Commodore Abraham Whipple of the Continental NavyPrivateer, Patriot, Pioneer

Commodore Abraham Whipple of the Continental Navy: Privateer, Patriot, Pioneer

Sheldon S. Cohen

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034331
eISBN:
9780813038322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034331.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Abraham Whipple (1733–1819) commanded insurgents who destroyed HMS Gaspee in Narragansett Bay and helped direct the successful invasion of the Bahamas. This little-known, yet intrepid and frequently ... More

The Development of Mobile Logistic Support in Anglo-American Naval
Policy, 1900–1953

The Development of Mobile Logistic Support in Anglo-American Naval Policy, 1900–1953

Peter V. Nash

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033679
eISBN:
9780813038711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033679.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Though completely unsung and commonly left out of battle histories, nothing is more important than the details of logistics and support operations during a military campaign. Without fuel, food, ... More

American Coastal Rescue Craft: A Design History of Coastal Rescue Craft Used by the USLSS and Uscg

American Coastal Rescue Craft: A Design History of Coastal Rescue Craft Used by the USLSS and Uscg

William D. Wilkinson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033341
eISBN:
9780813039022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033341.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book provides detailed history and technical design information on every type of small rescue craft ever used by the United States Life-Saving Service and United States Coast Guard, from the ... More

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