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Confederate Privateers (Classics in Maritime History)

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Published by University of South Carolina Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Maritime history,
  • United States - Revolutionary War,
  • Military History - U.S. Civil War,
  • Naval History - Modern,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • Military - General,
  • History / United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800),
  • History : Military - General,
  • History : United States - Civil War

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages404
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8695215M
    ISBN 101570030057
    ISBN 109781570030055

    E-Book $ FlexPub Apple iBookstore Amazon Kindle North Carolina possesses one of the longest, most treacherous coastlines in the United States, and the waters off its shores have been the scene of some of the most dramatic episodes of piracy and sea warfare in the nation's history.   The destruction brought about by Confederate commerce raiders and privateers “did not significantly hinder the Union war effort,” even though they “did weaken the blockade by diverting its ships into fruitless hunts for the raiders and cripple the merchant marine.” (p. ) But in comparing Confederate and Union accomplishments on the.


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Confederate Privateers (Classics in Maritime History) by William Morrison Robinson Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Robinson's book Confederate Privateers book a partisan, yet lively and fascinating treatment of one of privateering's final and most colorful Confederate Privateers book Coast Historical Review "Has stood the test of time and remains the major reference work on Confederate privateers."―Louisiana History4/5(4).

"The Confederate Privateers, a book of action and adventure, recounts the exploits of the Confederacy's privately armed ships and their sea battles with the Union.

Called "pirates" by Northerners, Southerners preferred to call them "gentlemen adventurers," justly boasting of their exploits. Using naval war records and other archives, William Robinson offers readers an.

The Confederate privateers is a book of action and adventure filled with stories of the Confederacy's privately armed ships and their sea battles with the Union. Called 'pirates' by the North, the South preferred to call them 'gentlemen adventurers', justly boasting of their Naval War records and other archives, the author provides readers with an.

"Pirates, Privateers, and Rebel Raiders of the Carolina Coast" chronicles, without sensationalism, the often bloody careers of eight of the most important personalities of the days of pirates, the War of and the Civil War.

All, from the pirate Blackbeard to the Confederate raider James I. Confederate Privateers book, are shone in realistic by: 5. The source is a January "America's Civil War" article, quoted from the book "The Confederate Privateers" Reactions: AndyHall and Nathanb1.

AndyHall Colonel. Joined Aug 9, #6 "Brig Wharton Confederate Privateers book the Schooner San Bernard" by Robert Moak, Thanks very much. William Confederate Privateers book Postell served as Lieutenant on board the Texas. Get this from a library. The Confederate privateers. [William M Robinson] -- "The Confederate privateers is a book of action and adventure filled with stories of the Confederacy's privately armed ships and their sea battles with the Union.

Called 'pirates' by the North, the. THE CONFEDERATE PRIVATEERS BY WILLIAM MORRISON ROBINSON, JR. FIRST EDITION NEAR FINE CONDITION Original, Solidly Bound, Antique Book Contains 9 Illustrations Fully Referenced and Indexed; Contains a Bibliography PRINTED BY YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS, NEW HAVEN, IN "Has stood the test of time and remains the major reference work on Seller Rating: % positive.

"The Confederate Privateers, a book of action and adventure, recounts the exploits of the Confederacy's privately armed ships and their sea battles with the Union. Called "pirates" by Northerners, Southerners preferred to call them "gentlemen adventurers," justly boasting of.

Editorial Reviews. A reprint of the Yale UP edition of on the Confederacy's privately armed ships and their sea battles with the Union.

Using Naval War records and other archives, the author provides an authentic description of the privateers, their Confederate Privateers book and prizes, their successes and failures, and their ultimate : University of South Carolina Press.

From the Southern government, Confederate privateers destroying enemy warships would receive twenty percent of the ship’s cost and $ per person on board the defeated ship at the commencement of the attack. (Standard practice for a privateer had been not.

On November 9, Confederate Privateers book Confederate War Department instructed General Samuel Winder Confederate Privateers book select Union prisoners of Confederate Privateers book same rank and number as the Confederate privateers being held in Philadelphia and New York City.

Davis then publicly announced that for every Confederate privateer executed he would have a Union prisoner executed. THE CONFEDERATE PRIVATEERS - First Edition - Civil War Blockade Runners - $ THE CONFEDERATE PRIVATEERS BY WILLIAM MORRISON ROBINSON, Confederate Privateers book.

FIRST EDITION NEAR FINE CONDITION Original, Solidly Bound, Antique Book Contains 9 Illustrations Fully Referenced and Indexed; Contains a Bibliography PRINTED BY YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS.

The Confederate privateers were privately owned ships that were authorized by the government of the Confederate States of America to attack the shipping of the United States. Although the appeal was to profit by capturing merchant vessels and seizing their cargoes, the government was most interested in diverting the efforts of the Union Navy away from the blockade of Southern.

Privateers were fundamentally motivated by profit, and the difficulty in selling their prizes drove many would-privateers to other business ventures, such as blockade-running. CSS Sumter, a Confederate Cruiser, running a Union blockade en route to New Orleans.

The Confederate privateers. Creator: Robinson, William M. The Confederate Privateers, a book of action and adventure, recounts the exploits of the Confederacy's privately armed ships and their sea battles with the Union.

Called "pirates" by Northerners, Southerners preferred to call them "gentlemen adventurers," justly boasting of their exploits. Book is in typical used-Good Condition. Will show signs of wear to cover and/or pages.

There may be underlining, highlighting, and or writing. May not include supplemental items (like discs, access codes, dust jacket, etc). Will be a good Reading copy. CONFEDERATE PRIVATEERS (CLASSICS IN MARITIME HISTORY) By William Morrison Robinson - Hardcover. The Navy of the Confederate States (CSN) was the naval branch of the Confederate States Armed Forces, established by an act of the Confederate States Congress on Febru It was responsible for Confederate naval operations during the American Civil War (–), fighting against the Union Navy / United States y: Confederate States.

@Carronade Yes, Konstam does say in that book that the number of privateers started to significantly drop off after the first year of the war, to the point of becoming virtually inexistent by the end of The Confederate government does seem to have continued issuing letters of marque intobut by that point it seems there were very.

Confederate Privateers: William Morrison Robinson: Paperback: United States - Revolutionary Period () book. — Pirates and Privateers"A fascinating saga of the far-flung fringes of the Civil War, A Confederate Biography will captivate scholarly historians and lay readers alike, and is a choice pick for public and college library collections." — Midwest Book Review.

Confederate Secret Service in literature. The Butcher's Cleaver, (A Tale of the Confederate Secret Services.) by W. Patrick Lang Rosemont Books,ISBN Death Piled Hard, (A Tale of the Confederate Secret Services.) by W.

Patrick Lang iUniverse ISBN Confederate privateers= The statement was made that Confederate privateers "sank many warships." No they did not. Confederate privateers captured a few merchant ships, but never sank any warships.

See USS St. Lawrence vs. Privateer Petrel. The whole enterprise was abandoned in favor of commissioned warships. The Confederate Privateers. Columbia, USC Press, *Rose, Duncan.

The Romantic Career of a Naval Officer, Federal and Confederate: Captain Maffitt of the USS CRUSADER (a slave ship capturer) and the CSS FLORIDA., Spray, NC, In fact, Maffitt probably captured more illegal slave ships and freed more slaves than anyone else on the sea.

The Confederate privateers. New Haven: Yale University Press. MLA Citation. Robinson, William M. The Confederate privateers / by William Morrison Robinson, Jr Yale University Press New Haven Australian/Harvard Citation.

Robinson, William M. The Confederate privateers / by William Morrison Robinson, Jr Yale University Press New Haven. The book covers a relatively short period in the war and follows several characters, from lowly foot soldiers through to the Confederate General Stonewall Jackson.

Kenneally manages to capture the horror of the battles along with the minutiae of human experience as well as explaining the rationale for the South wanting to secede from the Union.4/5.

Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, pages. Facsimile reprint. Paperback Edition. Soft Cover. VG to Fine. Confederate Privateers. Book Edition: Paperback Edition. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA City Columbia, S.C.

Donor bostonpubliclibrary Edition Paperback : Thomas P. Abernethy; The Confederate Privateers. By William Morrison Eobinson Jr. (New Haven: Yale University Press, xvi+ pp. Illustrations. $4.), Jou. The inclusion of the chapter on Confederate privateers/pirates is of particular interst since this topic is rarely covered.

This book serves as a comprehensive introduction to a particular place’s maritime history where privateering played a vital role in maintaining commerce during war time.

Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy Classics in Maritime History: Confederate Privateers (Paperback) at Confederate Navy Shipyards Confederate States Navy Research Library, Mobile, Alabama, See the book "Confederate Privateers", by Robinson.

* **NEW** See the book "A Man and His Boat" by Jeter for detailed transcription of the correspondance involved. Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. Algernon S. Sullivan to Abraham Lincoln, Tuesday, Janu (Requests exchange of Confederate privateers for Union prisoners) Contributor Names Lincoln, Abraham, “The southern states were demanding a break from the Union for the second time in the history of the country.

They wanted fences and walls put up to keep the virus in the north. Some were calling it karma for the American Civil War and for the removal of certain historic statues depicting Confederate heroes of the south.

Recommended Reading: Naval Strategies of the Civil War: Confederate Innovations and Federal Opportunism. Description: One of the most overlooked aspects of the American Civil War is the naval strategy played out by the U.S.

Navy and the fledgling Confederate Navy, which may make this the first book to compare and contrast the strategic concepts of the Southern Secretary of. Civil War Harper's Weekly, Octo We have posted our extensive collection of Civil War Harper's Weekly newspapers on this WEB site to serve as a valuable source of original information of the War.

This copy with a lengthy inscription to front endpaper to William M Robinson Jr, Augusta resident and author of "The Confederate Privateers" as well as "Justice in Gray a History of the Judicial System of the Confederate States of America." Pages with a bit of foxing, corners of front wrapper chipped, paper of front wrapper abraded along spine.

Posted in Rare Book Collection | Tagged Confederate States of America, letters of marque, privateers, prizes, Provisional Congress, ships | Comments Off on 14 May “ all prizes of vessels and property captured by private armed ships ”.

The Last of the Confederate Privateers. Biography of Captain John Clibbon Brain, a British citizen who came to America at the beginning of the Civil War. He joined the Confederate Navy and embarked on a career of seizing federal ships from the. Records of the War of the Rebellion include copies of naval correspondence (reports, letters, telegrams, and general orders) from both the Union and Confederate Navies discussing their operations.

According to the introduction in the first volume, the first series "embraces the reports, orders, and correspondence, both Union and Confederate, relating to.

The Congress of the Confederate States of America do enact, That the President of the Confederate States is hereby authorized to use the whole land and naval force of the Confederate States to meet the war thus commenced, and to issue to private armed vessels commissions, or letters of marque and general reprisal, in such form as he shall think.

The Confederate Privateers by William M. Robinson. University of Pdf Carolina Press, Paperback. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has pdf read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name.

The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend .CWT Book Review: Immortal Captives Immortal Captives: The Story of Confederate Officers and the United States Prisoner of War Policy by Mauriel P.

Joslyn, Pelican Publishing Co. The horrors faced by Union prisoners of war have been the focus of several Civil War.Initially, Confederate privateers operated primarily from New Orleans, but activity was soon ebook in the Atlantic, as the Union Navy began expanding its operations.

Confederate privateers harassed Union merchant ships and sank several warships, although they were unable to relieve the blockade on Southern ports and its dire affects on.