Embattled Shrine: Jamestown in the Civil War

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In the spring of 1861, Jamestown Island was the main Confederate defensive point along the James River which protected Richmond. Captain William Allen, the island's wealthy owner, was the first to occupy Jamestown with an artillery battery raised at his own expense. Lieutenant Catesby ap Roger Jones, the naval officer destined to command the CSS Virginia in its battle with the USS Monitor, soon joined him, erected gun batteries, and acquired troops that made the island a fortress to be reckoned with. While at Jamestown he ...

Embattled Shrine: Jamestown in the Civil War 2011, White Mane Publishing Company

ISBN-13: 9781572494060

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Embattled Shrine: Jamestown in the Civil War 1997, White Mane Publishing Company

ISBN-13: 9781572490758

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