Conquest of the Lower Mississippi - Chronological account of the Western Gulf Blockading Fleet and the Mortar Flotilla, operating northward from the Gulf of Mexico.
Conquest of the Upper Mississippi - Chronological account of operations of the Western Gunboat Flotilla, The Mississippi Squadron and the Army Ram Fleet operating southward from St. Louis and the Ohio River.
Cumberland and Tennessee Rivers -
Chronology of the Western Gunboat Flotilla and Mississippi Squadron operations along these important tributary rivers.
Western Gulf Blockade -
Actions involving the Western Gulf Blockading Fleet including the battle of Mobile Bay.
Mississippi Marine Brigade -
A brief history of this little-known unit which saw action on the western rivers.
The Roster - A roster of all (eventually) individuals who served in the Union Navy in the Western Theatre. Find or add your ancestor/relative!
Unsung Heroes - Biographies and images of the men whose humble contributions the history books have overlooked.
In Their Own Words -
First-hand accounts of daily life and significant western rivers actions, told through in the diaries, letters and written accounts of combatants and civilians.
Vessel Service Records - Capsule Records of vessels known to have been operated by the Union Navy (and Army), with chronological listings of actions of each vessel.
The Chart Room - Links to images of authentic battlefield and theatre maps prepared by the U. S. Coast Survey.
Gallery - Images of vessels known to have seen action in the Western Theatre.
Resources - Links to primary resources used in developing this site as well as other interesting naval-related sites.