The Wilmington Campaign: Last Rays of Departing Hope
by Chris E. Fonvielle Jr.
Paperback: 644 pages
Publisher: Stackpole Books (January 1, 2001)
From the Publisher
“The Wilmington Campaign is a splendid achievement. This gripping chronicle of the five-weeks’ campaign up the Cape Fear River adds a crucial dimension to our understanding of the Confederacy’s collapse.” – James McPherson, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom
About the Author
Chris E. Fonvielle, Jr., a native of Wilmington, served as the last curator of the Blockade Runners of the Confederacy Museum near Wilmington. The Wilmington Campaign is his first full-length study.
Also see Fonvielle’s Historical Significance of the Sugar Loaf Civil War Earthworks