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3 edition of The Confederate Privateers (Classics in Maritime History) found in the catalog.

The Confederate Privateers (Classics in Maritime History)

by William Morrison Robinson

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Univ of South Carolina Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1500 to c 1800,
  • Civil war,
  • Maritime history,
  • Naval forces & warfare,
  • World history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • World history: from c 1900 -,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • Military History - U.S. Civil War,
  • Naval History - Modern,
  • History - General History,
  • United States,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Confederate States of America.,
  • Civil War, 1861-1865,
  • Confederate States of America,
  • History,
  • Navy,
  • Privateering

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages388
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9834221M
    ISBN 100872496910
    ISBN 109780872496910

    Confederate Privateers: William Morrison Robinson: Paperback: United States - Revolutionary Period () book. Two days out, he and his fellow privateers seized the ship. This was the first in a series of daring coups, including the spectacular captures of the mail ship ROANOKE, out of Cuba, and the ST. MARY'S, which was to become the last of the Confederate privateers. CONDITION: Book is in near fine condition with a near fine condition dust jacket Seller Rating: % positive.

    The Confederate privateers were owned ships that were authorized by the government of the Confederate States of America to attack the shipping of the United gh 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 ports, to encourage . 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.

    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 United States Navy (). “An important book that reveals the inner and emotional world of Confederate soldiers Broomall is a gifted writer and one expects much more from him in future years.”--North Carolina Historical Review "This book was a joy to read. Broomall uncovers the thoughts and feelings as well as the lived experiences of his subjects.


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

"Robinson's book is a partisan, yet lively and fascinating treatment of one of privateering's final and most colorful chapters."―Gulf Coast Historical Review "Has stood the test of time and remains the major reference work on Confederate privateers."―Louisiana HistoryCited by: 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 exploits. Using Naval War records and other archives, the author provides readers with an authentic description of the.

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 ports, and.

"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 exploits.

Using naval war records and other archives, the author provides readers with an authentic description of the. 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 Signals the Schooner San Bernard" by Robert Moak, Thanks very much. William Ross Postell served as Lieutenant on board the Texas.

The Confederate privateers are heroes in their cause, leading and surviving adventures worthy of an O'Brian or Forester. Confederate naval commanders (Cooke, Maffitt, Wood, Waddell) give a new face to war-time intrepidity. Most of those were names I Reviews: 7. On November 9, the Confederate War Department instructed General Samuel Winder to select Union prisoners of the 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. John Newland Maffitt (Febru – ) was an officer in the Confederate States Navy who was nicknamed the "Prince of Privateers" due to his remarkable success as a blockade runner and commerce raider in the U.S.

Civil War. The Confederate States of America was a collection of 11 states that seceded from the United States in following the election of President.

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 exploits. Using Naval War records and other archives, the author.

"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 exploits.

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Secondly, they would commission privateers and Confederate naval vessels to attack Union commerce at sea. The Confederate cruiser CSS Florida. Naval Historical Center. The concept of commerce raiding was centuries old at least.

Americans had even achieved significant successes raiding British commerce in the Revolutionary War and the War 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 cruises and prizes, their successes and failures, and their ultimate : University of South Carolina Press. "Robinson's book is a partisan, yet lively and fascinating treatment of one of privateering's final and most colorful chapters."— Gulf Coast Historical Review "Has stood the test of time and remains the major reference work on Confederate privateers."—.

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 to. 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. @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.

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Thomas P. Abernethy; The Confederate Privateers. By William Morrison Eobinson Jr. (New Haven: Yale University Press, xvi+ pp. Illustrations. $4.), Jou.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.

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