Breadcrumb Home Learn Videos How We Became America: The Untold History War on the Water: Civil War Navies SHARE: Civil War | Video War on the Water: Civil War Navies How We Became America: The Untold Story View or download this video on Vimeo. American Battlefield Trust The American Civil War wasn’t just fought on land – it took place on rivers and seas too. But the contrast between Union and Confederate navies could not have been more stark. (Runtime 2:32) Share to Google Classroom Added by 0 Educators Topic(s): How We Became America Related Videos Civil War | Video Dred Scott: Suing for Freedom Civil War | Video Industry and Supply in the U.S. Civil War Civil War | Video Civil War Innovation and Technology View All Related Resources Learn More Ready for War? The Union Navy in 1861 10 Facts: Civil War Navies Building a Brown Water Navy America’s Magnificent Rivers Who Rules the Waves?