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The index for this ebook was once ready through Nicholas Anthony. J. INDEX Numerals in italics point out an representation of the topic pointed out. A A and A, 161; felony points, 12, ninety three; screens in, 87; Circassian, 21, 112-113 proclamation and pursuits, 1 1 , 24; stone-fleet use, 26-27; aim components, 21, 24- Collie, Alexander, 25, 26-27, 28-29, 30-31, 32-33, 34, forty three, 87, Collins, 107. See additionally 24 Adams, Charles Francis, 127; and Trent Affair, 114, 116, 118-119; and warship development, 121, 125-128 Adams, Henry, sixty seven, 114, 118, 121, 126 features domestic govt ports, map function in, 87, 98-100; 2-3, 21 , 86-88, 89, ninety, fix, 121, 123, 149, 155-157; itinerary, 93,95-98,99, 100-101,107,116,121, 142, 153, 161; luxurious imports, 98-99, 161; map army cargoes, 86, 89, ninety eight, 100-101, a hundred and fifteen- 154; Kearsarge, conflict with, one hundred fifty five, 156, map 157-160, 162, Alexander Nevski, 133 the US, ninety Amphibious operations, map 2-3, 26, 29-31 32-35 Anaconda Plan, 15 Andrews, 133 Antietam, conflict of, 125-126 Arman, Lucien, 128, 131 art, wartime, 102-113 Atlanta, 108-109, 117 Austro-Prussian struggle, 118 Azores Islands, 121, 149 2-3, 88-89; ships misplaced, 8-9, 21, 24, ninety- smoke- Blockade technique Board, 29 Bonding, 147-148, 152, 159 Boston Transcript, 1 sixteen Brady, Mathew, 15, 137 Bravay & corporation, 126, 128 Bristol, England, 124-125 Brooke, John, 48-49 Bahama, 149 Bahama Islands, utilized by blockade-runners, map 2-3, , Banshee No. Cape Argus, 153 Cape worry River, 86, 88, ninety four, one hundred and one Cape of the Hague, a hundred and fifty five Cape Hatteras, sixty four, sixty five, 87 Cape city, 152-154 Blacks: liberation of, 36-37, 126; in naval Montgomery, 17 Blake, Homer C, 142 Blockade: accountability regimen, 90-91; effectiveness, 174 monetary crises, 122- 1 1 ; privateers, 1 1 , 72-75, 24-25 28, , 125-126; give up by means of, 159; and Trent 1 16-120. See additionally Benjamin, Judah P. ; Davis, Jefferson; Toombs, Robert accomplice buying and selling corporation, ninety six Congress, 18, 54-57, 58-59, 60 1 16-1 17 map 163, 164-1 seventy one nutrients scarcity, ninety nine fortress Beauregard, three 1 , 34 fortress Caswell, 88 fortress Clark, 29-31 SeeaboR. E. Lee fortress Monroe, 24, forty six, sixty five fortress Pickens, 31 citadel Pulaski, 87 castle Sumter, 10-11, 15, 17 fortress Walker, 31,32-55 castle Warren, 1 sixteen fortress Welles, 34-35 Fox, Gustavus Vasa, 17, 20 France: and blockade, 26; Britain, family members Davis, Jefferson, seventy seven, 727; and blockade, ninety eight- a hundred and sixty, 162, Flusser,CharlesW. ,79,80 Folly Island, forty-one citadel Macon, 87 86 Chameleon, one zero one Charleston, South Carolina: as blockade- 157- Ferguson, James, 1 sixteen Fernandina, as blockade goal, 2 Ftngal, 115-117,120 Florida, 121, 143, 150-151, 152, 160-161 Couronne, 157 Davis, Charles H. , 51-52 at, a hundred and fifty five, 156, Erlanger, Emile, 123-125, 128 castle Fisher, 88, ninety five, 100-101 castle Hatteras, 29-31 Catskill, seventy three Cherbourg, naval batde Ericsson, John, forty seven, 51-53, sixty five, sixty seven, seventy three, seventy five castle Donelson, a hundred. D Cheops, 128 Eolus, ninety one Cooke, James W. seventy eight, seventy nine, eighty Cotton-embargo results, 14-16, one hundred twenty five Danmark, 128 runners' port, 87-88, 100-101, 107, 116; as blockade goal, 21, 24, 25, 26-27, 28-29, England.

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