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GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSIONS

Civil War Navy invites contributors to submit articles for publication covering the following subjects

• Union and Confederate naval strategies

• coastal and river forts and defenses

• Historic photos of naval personnel and ships

• Profiles and histories of Union and Confederate warships

• Battles and campaigns on key rivers, ports, and the oceans

• Joint naval and army actions

• Key officer and historic figure photos and profiles

• Artifact and shipwrecks restoration and preservation efforts & news

• Weapon descriptions.

Many of our readers are quite knowledgeable, and we want to provide them with articles that enhance their interest.

We concentrate on historically accurate information regarding naval units, from both above and below the Mason-Dixon Line, military uniform and equipment studies.

We will provide five complimentary copies of the issue containing your submitted story provided it is selected for publication, based off of our guidelines. Articles should be double-spaced on one side of a page and between 1000 and 2,500 words long. Exceptions may be made for longer articles if the subject material warrants running it in series. Footnotes, sources, and references should follow the Chicago Style Manual Guidelines.

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In most cases high-quality photographs, illustrations, literature, etc. should accompany articles. We prefer text files and images to be sent electronically via email, however, postal service submissions are accepted as well on CD or DVD. A hard copy of the text should accompany the submission if mailed. We prefer the text to be created in Word. Electronic images must be at least 1500 x 2300 pixel and scans should be at 1200 DPI. Images shall be in the format of .jpeg, or .psd.

Send article submissions to:

Civil War Navy

808 Drayton St

Savannah, GA 31401

or to Gary@civilwarnavy.com.

Include your name, address, phone number, email or fax numbers, if available.

We expect first-publication rights for articles meaning that your article submission shall not appear in multiple publications at the same time.

We thank you for your interest in submitting your articles to the Civil War Navy, and look forward to seeing what you can offer. .