Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Interview with Commanding Lincoln's Navy author Stephen Taaffe

Excellent interview of Commanding Lincoln's Navy author Stephen Taaffe by USNI/USCG blogger Jim Dolbow. Please follow the link below:

Jim Dolbow is a writer, Coast Guard Reserve Officer, publisher of An Unofficial Coast Guard Blog, and former defense staffer on Capitol Hill. From February 2000 to January 2007, Jim served as Legislative Director/Military Legislative Assistant for Congressman John Hostettler (IN-08). In this capacity, he handled Congressman Hostettler’s House Armed Services Committee portfolio. Jim received his commission in the United States Coast Guard Reserve on 31 July 2002. His advanced degrees include an MA in National Security & Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College and an M.A. in Statecraft and World Politics from The Institute of World Politics in Washington, D.C. Jim Dolbow’s Blog

Monday, April 5, 2010

Saturday, April 3, 2010

US Naval Landing Party at 148th Shiloh Anniversary

(US Naval Landing Party at Shiloh, 2006)

The US Naval Landing Party American Civil War Naval Reenactors will be at the 148th Anniversary of the Battle of Shiloh (Pittsburgh Landing) Saturday and Sunday, April 10-11.

"Navies of the American Civil War" (Visitor Center Area)

Chuck Veit and members of the U.S. Naval Landing Party and Navy and Marine Living History Association will discuss the roles played by the navies in the Civil War. He will also describe daily life at sea, ships, weapons, submarines, and the part the Union navy played in the Battle of Shiloh.

Saturday, April 10th - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Sunday, April 11th - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Speficic info, google directions, etc. may be found on the event calendar for Civil War Navy 150 or by going to the USNLP website at

For a fantastic article about the US Navy's role at Shiloh, please go to