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The cruise of the Alabama and the Sumter

Author: Raphael Semmes
Publisher: Scituate, MA : Digital Scanning, Inc., 2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First published over 100 years ago, CRUISE OF THE ALABAMA AND THE SUMTER is Raphael Seemes’ incredible story of his experiences as a commander in the Confederate Navy during the Civil War. Seemes draws upon his private journals and papers to unfold his memories of capturing merchant vessels and skillfully eluding Union warships while commanding both ships. Together with his crew, Seemes endured a career of commerce  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Confederate
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Raphael Semmes
ISBN: 1582183538 9781582183534
OCLC Number: 53207825
Notes: "As published in 1864"--Cover.
Description: 1 online resource.
Responsibility: by Commander R. Semmes, C.S.N.

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First published over 100 years ago, CRUISE OF THE ALABAMA AND THE SUMTER is Raphael Seemes’ incredible story of his experiences as a commander in the Confederate Navy during the Civil War. Seemes draws upon his private journals and papers to unfold his memories of capturing merchant vessels and skillfully eluding Union warships while commanding both ships. Together with his crew, Seemes endured a career of commerce raiding that was without equal in American naval history of its time.

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