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 Rev War | Video Francis Marion: The Swamp Fox Rev War | Video Tadeusz Kosciuszko: Engineer of the Revolution Rev War | Video Bunker Hill: Proving Ground of the Patriots 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?