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Featured battle : Island No.10, capture of

Part of American Civil War

Date : 04 April 1862 - 08 April 1862

An island fortress in the Mississippi blocking all Union progress down river, it was taken when Union gunboats under Foote surrounded the island on three sides, and Pope's Army of the Mississippi with makeshift barges sealed the fourth. The 7,000 strong Confederate garrison surrendered.

Featured image :

Civil War southern camp

Civil War southern camp

Stacked rifles and the southern battleflag in front of a tent of the 32nd Virginia Regiment

Gallery updated : 2016-02-21 17:33:57

Featured review :

Rome at War, Caesar and his Legacy

Gilliver, Goldsworthy & Whitby
A 3 part work covering Caesar's Gallic wars, his civil war, then a study of late Rome in 3rd to 7th centuries
Osprey, Essential Histories, 2005

Reviewed : 2011-09-30 00:00:00