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Confederate Privateers.

William Morrison Robinson

Confederate Privateers.

by William Morrison Robinson

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English


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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 . 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. 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.

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. Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy Classics in Maritime History: Confederate Privateers (Paperback) at


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Confederate Privateers 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 History4/5(4).

"The Confederate Privateers, a book Confederate Privateers. book 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', Confederate Privateers. book boasting of their exploits. Using Naval War records and other archives, the author provides readers with an authentic. "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. Waddell, 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 Signals the Schooner San Bernard" by Robert Moak, Thanks very much.

William Ross 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 cruises and prizes, their successes and failures, and their ultimate : University of South Carolina Press.

THE CONFEDERATE PRIVATEERS - First Edition - Civil War Blockade Runners - $ 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.

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.

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. 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. 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.

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. @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.

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.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.