Circuits in the SeaCircuits in the Sea
Chester G. Hearn
This book tells the story of the scientific talent and technological prowess of two nations that joined forces to connect themselves with a communications cable that would change the world. In 1855 an American visionary named Cyrus West Field, who knew nothing about telegraphy, sought to establish a monopoly on telegraphic revenues between North Am ...
Number of pages: 296 | Publication Date: 2004-08-30 | ISBN-13: 9780275982317

Gray Raiders of the SeaGray Raiders of the Sea
Chester G. Hearn
Looks at the Confederate strategy to destroy Union commerce and the Southern blockade ...
Number of pages: 351 | Publication Date: 1991-10-01 | ISBN-13: 9780877422792

The Civil War, State by StateThe Civil War, State by State
Chester G Hearn
Most books and articles about the Civil War cover the subject chronologically and examine the war as one continuous event, but Civil War State by State looks at the war from the perspective of the forty-five states and territories that existed during the period. It looks at the politics of each; the battles fought; the regiments raised; the famous ...
Number of pages: 448 | Publication Date: 2013-07-15 | ISBN-13: 9781908247049

Rebels and YankeesRebels and Yankees
Chester G. Hearn
Naval Battles of the Civil War, written by acclaimed Civil War historian Chester G. Hearn, focuses on the maritime battles fought between the Confederate Rebels and the Union forces in waters off the eastern seaboard and the great rivers of the United States during the Civil War. Since very few books have been written on this subject, this volume p ...
Number of pages: 256 | Publication Date: 2000-05-01 | ISBN-13: 9781571452467

Air ForceAir Force
Chester G. Hearn
From its beginnings in 1907 as the Aeronautical Division of U.S. Armys Signal Corps, which consisted of one officer and two enlisted men, the United States Air Force has grown to become the foremost aerial armed force in the world. Although they had to fly French and British planes as the fledgling army aeronautical bureaucracy failed to procure an ...
Number of pages: 192 | Publication Date: 2008-07-15 | ISBN-13: 9780760333082

When the Devil Came Down to DixieWhen the Devil Came Down to Dixie
Chester G. Hearn
Much controversy exists concerning Major General Benjamin F. Butler's administration in New Orleans during the second year of the Civil War. Some historians have extolled the general as a great humanitarian, while others have vilified him as a brazen opportunist, agreeing with the wealthy of occupied New Orleans who labeled him "Beast" Butler. In t ...
Number of pages: 272 | Publication Date: 2000-10-01 | ISBN-13: 9780807126233

The Capture of New Orleans, 1862The Capture of New Orleans, 1862
Chester G. Hearn

Number of pages: 292 | Publication Date: 1995-06-01 | ISBN-13: 9780807119457

Mobile Bay and the Mobile CampaignMobile Bay and the Mobile Campaign
Chester G Hearn
In the Civil War, both sides understood that closing the South's ports would halt the introduction of war matériel to the industrially weak region. Though the North captured New Orleans in 1862, they did not attack the Confederate navy in Mobile Bay or the city of Mobile, Alabama, until 1864. The two-year delay allowed much needed supplies to ente ...
Number of pages: 272 | Publication Date: 1998-07-01 | ISBN-13: 9780786405749

by Chester G. Hearn, Robert F. Dorr
Get the complete story on the largest, oldest, and longest-serving branch of the US military. From the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary to the "Coalition of the Willing" in today's Iraq War, the United States Army has fulfilled its solemn charge for the past 235 years: to provide for the common defense, at home and abroad. To a si ...
Number of pages: 224 | Publication Date: 2015-03-26 | ISBN-13: 9780760347232

Admiral David Glasgow FarragutAdmiral David Glasgow Farragut
Chester G. Hearn
Details the life and exploits of the United States' first Navy admiral ...
Number of pages: 382 | Publication Date: 1998-02-01 | ISBN-13: 9781557503848

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