Tag: naval battle of drewry’s bluff

  • Before the Seven Days – Advance to the Chickahominy Part 10

    Drewry’s Bluff – The Navy Enters the Fray The failure of the initiative on the York River left McClellan looking for alternatives. An initial call by the general for the Navy to move up the James River on May 4th went unheeded. When the C.S.S. Virginia was scuttled following the fall of Norfolk on 11 […]