island off the Gulf of Mexico, captured by Union, it's location made it ideal for the blockade base,
stone fort built by robert e lee, gaurded the savannah rier, blasted to rubble, immortal 600
tennessee city on Mississippi River that was the first major mississippi river city to be captured by the Union brown water navy.
This fort nicknamed the "Gibraltar of the Atlantic" guarded the entrance to the Cape Fear River, This port was considered absolutely essential to the Southern War Effort, and was a favorite port for Southern blockade and confederate Raiders.
known as the "Graveyard of the Atlantic" and it's accompanying barrier islands were the first targets of the Federal Navy's forces,used as supply areas for the Federal Navy
liverpool, england shipyard that built te confederate merchant raiders
largest city in the Confederacy It's fall to the union forces under Daid Glasgow Farragut on April 24, 1862 denied the south of the use of it's busiest seaport. and access to the Mississippi river from the Gulf of Mexico.
U.S. government's plan to strangle the south through the use of blockading all southern ports in order to deny them all the ability to import/export products and raw material in order to destroy the South's Economy
onfederate spym negotiated with england and france
inventor of diving bell and built pook turtles
helped grant take vicksburg, helped capture fort fisher, foster brother of David Farragut
commanded the u.s.s. monitor in battle of hampton roads against the c.s.s. virginia
Designed and built a series of Confederate subs including pioneer and the Hunley,
the confederate secretary of navy and jefferson davis allowed him complete control of the navy
confederate sympathizer who stayed with the Union and designed the heavy smooth-bore naval gun known as the Dahlgren cannon
Swedish-born inventor and engineer responsible for the invention of the screw propeller for warships and the first true iron warship - the U.S.S. Moniter
built the slop-sided gunboats designed to float only in 4 feet of water, pook turtles
took over hunley after crew died, attacked and sunk the u.s.s. housatonic but was killed during it.
the U.S. secretary of the navy. Nicknamed father neptune by lincoln, he would transform the third-rate us navy into one of the best in the world.
commanded the U.S. warship the U.S.S. San Jacinto when she captured the British steamer the Trent and removed the confederates officials off the ship in international waters, creating an international incident between US and England.
commander of the amphibious assault forces that captured Roanoke Island in North Carolina, destroyed the confederate mosquito boat fleet, and then captured Elizabeth City, New Berne and Beaufort Nc. for the federals and also severing all railroad connections between those cities and the interior mainland.
former us naval captain who built and commanded the confederate ironclad c.s.s. virginia in her battle with the union navy's hampton roads blockading squadron.would become the highest ranking officer in the Confederate Navy
commanded the c.s.s. virginia in 2nd day of fighting after Franklin Buchanan was wounded.
Catesby ap Roger Jones
commander of the c.s.s. alabama, confederate merchant raider. he sank almost 80 us merchant vessels.
son and grandson of former US presidents, ambassador to great britain kept lincoln fully informed as to confederate activated in England.
Charles Francis Adams
first us navy admiral born of Hispanic heritage, he would successfully capture both the ports of New Orleans and Mobile Bay.
first confederate sub, built in alabama, prototype
first true ironclad. first ship to have revolving gun turrets, built of all iron. most of her was underwater, went into a draw with c.s.s. virginia, first battle of ironclads, sink in a storm off Cape Hatteras
eads-built pook turtle, sunk after hitting a mine
special union riverboats designed with a heavy front ram, designed by charles ellet, and his desendents would command these ships.
first successful combat sub, sank the u.s.s. housatonic an sank and the crew drowned.
confederate steam powered torpedo boats. 50 feet long, used to attack union blockade ships, generally not successful, also called mosquito bites.
confederate ironclad. built on remains of the u.s.s. merrimac, destroyed several warships in the first part of the battle of Hampton roads. destroyed a year later to keep her from being captured.
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