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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Making of a Navy Capital

Chapter 2: Drewry's Bluff and the Defense of Richmond

Chapter 3: The new Norfolk: Richmond as a Naval Center

Chapter 4: Marines, Mines, and Midshipmen in Confederate Richmond

Chapter 5: "Prepare for Service against the Enemy": The James River Squadron

Chapter 6: No Advance, No Retreat: The Battle of Trent's Reach and the Final Months of the Capital Navy

Epilogue: The Navy Capital and the Men Who Made It

Appendix 1: A Partial List of Office Chiefs, Squadron and Ship Commanders in Richmond

Appendix 2: Blueprint Drawings of the James River Ironclads


Source and Bibliography