The Confederate States Navy

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Civil War, 1861-1865, Confederate States of America, Naval operations, Navy, United S
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ISBN 10088143082X
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A History of the Confederate Navy is probably the only important book on the U.S.

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The Confederate States Navy book War that was first written in Italian and then translated into English. Nonetheless, historian Raimondo Luraghi offers the fullest account to date of the South's naval activity.

He challenges the popular notion that the Confederate navy was a failure because it did not break the North's by: History of the Confederate States Navy from Its Organization to the Surrender of Its Last Vessel: Its Stupendous Struggle with the Great Navy of the United States; the Engagements Fought in the Rivers and Harbors of the South, and Upon the High Seas; Blockade-running, First Use of Iron-clads and Torpedoes, and Privateer History.

John Thomas Scharf (May 1, – Febru ) was a United States historian, author, journalist, antiquarian, politician, lawyer and Confederate States of America soldier and sailor.

He is best known for his published historical works/5(7). History of the Confederate States Navy: From Its Organization to the Surrender of Its Last Vessel J.

Thomas Scharf Joseph McDonough, - Confederate States of America - pages. The Confederate States Navy. Arthur Wyllie. - Reference - pages.

0 Reviews. This book is a tribute to the men of the CSA Navy and Marines. It lists and describes all ships that were used by the CSA Navy, many with illustrations. It also list over 5, men who served in the CSA Navy and Marines along with their ships and.

This is a list of ships of the Confederate States Navy (CSN), used by the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War between and Included are some types of civilian vessels, such as blockade runners, steamboats, and privateers which contributed to the war efforts by the CSN.

Also included are special types of floating batteries and harbor defense craft. Admiral Alabama Arkansas armor army attack battery battle Beauregard blockade boat Brooke Buchanan building built Bulloch cannons Captain Charleston Civil command Commodore Confederacy Confederate navy Confederate States Navy crew cruiser defense enemy ships engines Farragut Federal feet fire flag floating Florida Foundry French Forrest Georgia 3/5(1).

History Of The Confederate States Navy: From Its Organization To The Surrender Of Its Last Vessel Paperback – Decem by J. Thomas Scharf A.M.

(Author) out of 5 /5(2). Gray Thunder is the fascinating story of the Confederate navy as it struggled against a well equipped and relentless foe. The South's navy and its contribution to the Confederate war effort has been largely ignored in the history of the war.

Gray Thunder fills this void. Using selected exploits, including extensive quotes from those who were there, the author tells the exciting story of the. The Confederate States The Confederate States Navy book book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5.

THE CONFEDERATE STEAM NAVY: is the first book devoted to all types of vessels used by the Confederacy: ironclads, commerce raiders, cruisers, foreign-built ironclads, blockade runners, gunboats, riverboats, Mississippi River Defense /5(10).

Although intended as a companion book to Lincoln's Navy: The Ships, Men and Organization, by Donald L. Canney, this book is also very useful in conjunction with A History of the Confederate Navy by Raimondo Luraghi, which is the definitive book on the CS Navy/5(7). The Confederate States Naval Academy was an undergraduate academy in Richmond, Virginia of the Confederate States of America that educated and commissioned officers of the Confederate States CS Naval Academy was established by an act of the Congress of the Confederate States on Ap and graduated a number of midshipmen before being disbanded on May 2, in.

This is a fascinating book. I know a lot about Confederate history, but I didn't know much about the Confederate Navy. This book provides a lot of information about people, ships, and places that I did not know. I never knew that the Confederates were concerned about breaking the Union blockade at Appalachicola, FL/5.

History of the Confederate States navy from its organization to the surrender of its last vessel: its stupendous struggle with the great navy of the United States ; the engagements fought in the rivers and harbors of the South, and upon the high seas ; blockade-running, first use of iron-clads and torpedoes, and privateer history.

The Confederate States navy. [William Harwar Parker] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. Navy Ensigns, Pennants, and Jacks, Navy Ensigns, Pennants, and Jacks, Navy Rank Flags CS Navy Signal Flags Ensigns of the Confederate States Revenue Service CS Navy Regulations Involving Flags Return to the Confederate Flags Home Page.

History. The iron Confederate cruiser Tallahassee was named after the Confederate state capital of Tallahassee in Florida and was built on the River Thames by J & W Dudgeon of Cubitt Town, London for London, Chatham & Dover Rly.

to the design of Capt. Symonds, Royal Navy, ostensibly for the Chinese opium trade. She was previously the blockade runner Atalanta and made the Dover-Calais. We, the Sons of Confederate Veterans, having been commissioned by the Confederate Veterans themselves, retain our responsibility and right to adhere to the founding principles of the United States of America remembering the bravery, defending the honor and protecting the memory of our beloved Confederate Veterans, which includes their memorials, images, symbols, monuments and grave sites.

Confederate States Navy. Plate showing Starboard "Diagram of the Rebel Ram Atlanta now on exhibition, foot of Washington Street, for the benefit of the Union volunteer refreshment saloon.

Navy Department Library Rare Book Collection. [Davis, Robert Stewart]. "France and the Confederate Navy" by John Bigelow. Published by Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, Measures " x 5", pages plus ads. The book is in fair condition. The boards are badly spotted.

Minor foxing to the text, mostly at the endpapers. Front hinge cracked at the title Rating: % positive. Alphabetical listing of men who served as officers in the navy for the Confederate States during the Civil War, The listings include available biographical information, including birth and appointment dates, progression of rankings, naval appointments, and surrender or capture dates.

Birth of the Confederate States Navy [History, from Confederate Military History] [Narrative history] CSN flags [Flags, colored illustrations, historical notes] Confederate Marine Corps [Reenactors' page: brief notes] Casualties, US Naval and Marine personnel [Statistical list] Civil War chronology.

Letter from the Secretary of State of the Confederate States to British consuls, regarding result of attack, Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion, series 1, vol.

13 (Washington, DC.: U.S. Government Printing Office, ), – HISTORY OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES NAVY FROM ITS ORGANIZATION TO THE SURRENDER OF ITS LAST VESSEL BY J.

THOMAS SCHARF Officer of the Confederate States Navy FINE CONDITION FINE CONDITION DUST JACKET Sharp, Bright, Clean, Solidly Bound Book Wonderful Illustrations and Portraits of Leaders, Ships and Battles Complete with Appendices Seller Rating: % positive. Get this from a library. Southern fire: exploits of the Confederate States Navy.

[R Thomas Campbell] -- Southern Fire continues Campbell's exciting account of the naval war of the Confederate States. Within these covers, he describes, in vivid detail, additional battles and engagements fought by.

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Southern Thunder follows the success of Gray Thunder with more exciting accounts of the exploits of the Confederate States Navy. Within these covers are described, in vivid detail, additional battles and engagements fought by the Southern navy against a well equipped and relentless foe.4/5(3).

Rebel Flags Afloat: A Survey of the Surviving Flags of the Confederate States Navy, Revenue Service, and Merchant Marine. Flag Research Center,Winchester, MA. ISSN (Eighty-page, all Confederate naval flags issue of "The Flag Bulletin," magazine #) Marcovitz, Hal. The Confederate Flag, American Symbols and Their Meanings.

The memorandum book includes accounts, 28 October –1 Februaryand journal entries, 27 May–9 September and 14 December –24 Februarydocumenting Forrest's service in the Confederate States Navy, including service on the commerce raider CSS Rappahannock, based in Europe.

The travel diaries consist of four volumes. A History of the Confederate Raimondo Luraghi. Trans. Paolo E. Coletta. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, During the American Civil War, no other Southern branch of service confronted such difficult circumstances as the Confederate States navy.

The Navy of the Confederate States (CSN) was the Navy of the Confederate States of the Confederacy established itself inthe elected president, Jefferson Davis appointed Stephen Mallory as his Secretary of the Confederate Navy. At the time the South had no ships capable of challenging the United States Navy's did not have the shipbuilding capability or the raw.

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The South's navy and its contribution to the Confederate war effort has been largely ignored in the history of the war.

Gray Thunder fills this void. Using selected exploits, including extensive quotes from those who were there, the author tells the Gray Thunder is the fascinating story of the Confederate navy as it struggled against a well /5(6).

To research officers, consult the Register of Officers of the Confederate States Navy, - () and the more descriptive "Biographical Sketches of Marine Officers" in Donnelly's Rebel Leathernecks.

For enlisted men, consult Donnelly's earlier work, Service Records of Confederate Enlisted Marines (). This book is arranged.