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The Voyage of the CSS Shenandoah : a Memorable Cruise.

Author: William C Whittle; D Alan Harris; Anne B Harris
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, 2005.
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The only Confederate ship to circumnavigate the globe. The Confederate cruiser Shenandoah was the last of a group of commerce raiders deployed to prey on Union merchant ships. Ordered to the Pacific Ocean to ""greatly damage and disperse"" the Yankee whaling fleet in those waters, the Shenandoah's successful pursuit of her quarry compared favorably with the exploits of the more celebrated Alabama and Florida but has  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Diaries
Personal narratives, Confederate
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Whittle, William C.
Voyage of the CSS Shenandoah : A Memorable Cruise.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©1753
Named Person: William C Whittle
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William C Whittle; D Alan Harris; Anne B Harris
ISBN: 9780817387877 0817387870
OCLC Number: 882778237
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (270 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Preface; Introduction; Prologue: The Cruise of the Shenandoah; 1. Never did a ship go to sea so miserably prepared; 2. I wish we could catch another Yankee; 3. This is indeed a Merry Christmas; 4. The Victorian Government treated us very badly; 5. Oh, the terrible, terrible monotony; 6. What an April fool for the poor Yanks; 7. The news is bad, very bad; 8. The darkest day of my life; 9. In the name of honor ... let us support the Captain; Epilogue; Appendix. List of Prizes Taken by the CSS Shenandoah; Notes; Bibliographical Essay; Index.

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