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LIFE IN MR. LINCOLN'S NAVY., Ringle, Dennis J.

Author Name    Ringle, Dennis J.

Title   LIFE IN MR. LINCOLN'S NAVY.

Publisher    Naval Institure Press, Annapolis, Maryland, 1998.

Seller ID   24186

202 pp, large 8vo (9 3/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1557507368 B&w illustrations. "Every aspect of the common sailor's life in the Union navy - such as recruiting, clothing, training, shipboard routine, entertainment, wages, diet, heal th, and combat experience - is addressed in this study, the first to examine the subject in such detail. The wealth of new facts provided here offers a fresh look at nineteenth-century social history, including such issues as racial integrat i o n i n the military. As he examines daily life in the Union navy, Dennis Ringle also calls attention to the enlisted sailor's enormous but often overlooked contributions to the development of the U.S. Navy as it moved fom wood and sail to stea m an d i ro n. Ringle, a marine engineer with more than twenty years of naval experience, describes the lives of the steam engineers whose work laler proved critical to the success of the ironclad monitors and the development of the powerful pre-d re adn ou gh t w ars h ips. His focus is on the sailors assigned to the western river vessels and the ships enforcing the blockade, and those dispatched to destroy Confederate commerce raiders. To reconstruct daily life, he draws on a large number of pub lis hed and unp ub lished diaries, journals, and letters. To put the information in context, he compares the sailor's life to that of a soldier's, including health conditions - to explain why, for example, fewer sailors died from disease tha n sol dier s." Page s 43 to 62 have tiny chips and tears at bottom edge from page shearing process, wrinkling and small tear at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light soiling on rear pane l. Ve ry Go od-/ Very G ood

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