Publisher:Jefferson, North Carolina :McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers,
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-318) and index.
"Included in this biographical encyclopedia are Union and Confederate naval officers down to the rank of mate; enlisted sailors who won the Medal of Honor, or otherwise distinguished themselves or who wrote accounts of life on the gunboats; army officers and leaders who played a direct role in combat along Western waters. Each of the biographies includes (where known) birth, death and residence data; unit organization or ship; involvement in the river war; pre- and post-war careers; and source documentation"--