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Glory in the Name
By James Nelson

Glory in the Name

A Novel of the Confederate Navy

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Format: Paperback

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Glory in the Name by James Nelson

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At the outbreak of the Civil War, the Confederate Navy must defend nearly 3,000 miles of coastline with only a meagre collection of ships and a handful of men. These include Sam Bowater, a former lieutenant in the United States Navy, who obtains his cherished first command in a tugboat turned gunboat, the Cape Fear, with a ragtag crew. Struggling with the pressures of his first command, in a naval service which is still learning the ropes, Bowater finds himself and his men the only defence between the Confederate shores and the massive Union Navy. From Hampton Roads to Roanoke Island, to an exciting, bloody night time river fight for New Orleans, Glory In The Name vividly brings to life the dramatic naval battles of the Civil War.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780552150972
ISBN-10: 0552150975
Format: Paperback
(178mm x 110mm x 27mm)
Pages: 672
Imprint: Corgi Books
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - James Nelson

James Nelson has served as a seaman, rigger, boatswain and officer on a number of sailing vessels. He is the author of the five books comprising his The Revolution at Sea saga as well as The Brethren of the Coast trilogy. He lives with his wife and children in Maine. His web site can be found at

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