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Sea hawk of the Confederacy : Lt. Charles W. Read and the Confederate Navy

Author: R Thomas Campbell
Publisher: Shippensburg, PA : Burd Street Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1861, as the flames of war were being fanned throughout the nation, a young midshipman resigned from the United States Navy and made his way south to Montgomery, Alabama. There, he offered his services to the new Confederate States of America. Charles W. Read, in the next four years, compiled a record of ingenuity and daring unsurpassed in the annals of American naval history."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Campbell, R. Thomas, 1938-
Sea hawk of the Confederacy.
Shippensburg, PA : Burd Street Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)607396170
Named Person: Charles William Read; Charles W Read; Charles William Read
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R Thomas Campbell
ISBN: 1572491787 9781572491786
OCLC Number: 41885655
Description: xv, 236 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The Gathering Storm --
The McRae --
The Arkansas --
The Florida --
The Clarence/Tacony/Archer --
Fort Warren --
Battery Wood and Trent's Reach --
Overland --
The Webb --
The Later Years.
Responsibility: by R. Thomas Campbell.
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"In 1861, as the flames of war were being fanned throughout the nation, a young midshipman resigned from the United States Navy and made his way south to Montgomery, Alabama. There, he offered his services to the new Confederate States of America. Charles W. Read, in the next four years, compiled a record of ingenuity and daring unsurpassed in the annals of American naval history."--Jacket.

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