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The Civil War: Union & Confederate Navies

Battle of Hampton Roads, 1862

Battle of Hampton Roads, 1862

New York City
Saturday, August 17, 2013

Author and historian James McPherson talks about his book “War on the Waters: The Union and Confederate Navies, 1861-1865.” He argues that the actions of both navies determined whether or not foreign nations would become involved in the American Civil War. The Bryant Park Corporation, Oxford University Press and the New-York Historical Society co-hosted this event.

Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013 at 11:33am (ET)

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