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In your opinion, what was the most important outcome of the military actions and surrenders at Forts Henry and Donelson in February 1862?
The capture of Forts Henry and Donelson by a combined Union army and naval force in February 1862 opened a military path in the western theater and scored a morale victory for the north. In your opinion, what would have … Continue reading
History offers few examples other than the Civil War and Vietnam of extensive operations on inland shallow waters involving specialized classes of war vessels commanded and manned by naval personnel. The struggle for the Mississippi River, the spine of America, … Continue reading