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Four years in the Confederate Navy

Hoole, William Stanley

Four years in the Confederate Navy

the career of Captain John Low on the C. S. S. Fingal, Florida, Alabama, Tuscaloosa, and Ajax.

by Hoole, William Stanley

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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Confederate States of America
    • Subjects:
    • Low, John, 1836-1906,
    • Confederate States of America -- History, Naval

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 127-133.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE596.L6 H6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 147 p.
      Number of Pages147
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5910942M
      LC Control Number64012500
      OCLC/WorldCa384989

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Four years in the Confederate Navy by Hoole, William Stanley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Out of 5 stars Four Years in the Confederate Artillery Reviewed in the United States on Octo This is a deeply informative and highly personal diary (edited by the author after the fact, as most period diaries have been), especially valuable as the story of a soldier less than enthralled with war.5/5(1).

For thirty years world-renowned author and scholar Raimondo Luraghi has sought answers to the question: How did an overwhelmingly agricultural country with little industry and nearly no merchant marine succeed in building a navy that managed to confront the formidable Union navy for four years.

Pushing aside the long-held belief that the answers went up in flames when 3/5(1). History. The Confederate navy could never achieve numerical equality with the United States Navy, (then known as the Union Navy), with its near 70 years of traditions and experience, so it used technological innovation, such as ironclads, submarines, torpedo boats, and naval mines (then known as torpedoes) to attempt to gain advantage.

In Februarythe Confederate Country: Confederate States. The clandestine world of the ‘Ghost Navy’ of the Confederacy is the special province of Four Years in the Confederate Navy.

Hoole, a trained researcher, had the good fortune of finding in England the logbooks of Captain John Low, who served on five Confederate ships, including the famous Alabama, in the years from to /5(1).

“The clandestine world of the ‘Ghost Navy’ of the Confederacy is the special province of Four Years in the Confederatea trained researcher, had the good fortune of finding in England the logbooks of Captain John Low, who served on five Confederate ships, including the famous Alabama, in the years from to The author shares with Author: William Stanley Hoole.

Get this from a library. Four years in the Confederate Navy: the career of Captain John Low on the C.S.S. Fingal, Florida, Alabama, Tuscaloosa, and Ajax.

[William Stanley Hoole]. Four Years in the Stonewall Brigade. Virginian John O. Casler was the quintessential anti-Confederate hero.

His service in the famous Stonewall Brigade was distinguished by his uncanny ability to evade the restrictions of military life. 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 Campus: CSS Patrick Henry.

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Details *. In earlyafter four years of heavy fighting which led to ,–, military deaths, all Confederate forces surrendered. The war lacked a formal end; nearly all Confederate forces had been forced into surrender or deliberately disbanded by the end ofby which point the dwindling manpower and resources of the Confederacy faced Capital: Montgomery, Alabama (until ).

NAVAL WAR RECORDS Office Memoranda No. 7 UNIFORM AND DRESS OF THE NAVY OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES US Office of Naval War Records Washington: Government Printing Office, UNIFORM AND DRESS OF THE NAVY OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES UNDRESS (SEA OFFICERS) COAT For a Flag Officer, shall be a frock coat of steel grey.

The Confederate States Army was the military land force of the Confederate States of America (commonly referred to as the Confederacy) during the American Civil War (–), fighting against the United States forces. On Februthe Provisional Confederate Congress established a provisional Four years in the Confederate Navy book army and gave control over military operations and.

Four Years in the Confederate Navy by William Stanley Hoole,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(3). 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. With ships, two admirals, and a few hundred officers--most of them former U.S. Navy men--it lasted only four years.

And with only 5, sailors, the Navy of Confederate States was vastly. The Organization of the Confederate Navy. On looking over the history of the rise of the wed even from the writings of the earlier and more or less partisan historians, a reader will not fail to be impressed with the wonderful resourcefulness that was displayed in meeting the unexpected exigencies of war.

Uniform And Dress Of The Army And Navy of the Confederate States of America. Harwell, Richard (Intro. by). Published by Ray Riling., Philadelphia, PA. () The first edition was This is a revised edition of with introduction by Richard Harwell.

I don't know that this book came with a dust jacket. The pages, and inside of the book Seller Rating: % positive. Luraghi concludes that the Confederate Navy was one of the most valuable military forces serving on either side in the war, as “for four years it protected the rear of the Southern armies fighting on several fronts and contributed substantially to retaining control of port cities through which vital supplies arrived for these armies.

Confederate States Navy Stephen Russell Mallory ( – November 9, ) served in the United States Senate as Senator (Democrat) from Florida from to the secession of his home state and the outbreak of the American Civil War. Abandonment of the Norfolk Navy Yard, Apr.'61, resulted in the loss of 11 ships and 3, pieces of ordnance.

After Gideon Welles was appointed Sec. of the Navy, he and his assistant Sec., Gustavus V. Fox, built the US Navy in four years from 23 to ships of all types.

The civil war began after the attack on Fort Sumter, Confederate president Jefferson Davis took charge of the army. The Confederate army was defeated by the Union, after four years of fighting, ending the Civil War.

Though estimates vary, it is said that betweento 1, soldiers fought at some time in the Confederate Army. THE STORY OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES' SHIP VIRGINIA (ONCE MERRIMAC.) HER VICTORY OVER THE MONITOR.

BORN MARCH 7th. DIED MAY 10th, SIC ITER AD ASTRA BALTIMORE: JOHN B. PIET, PRINTER. Confederate Navy Organization. At the outset, in the making up of the Confederate Government, there was formed a Navy Department whose accomplishments, struggling against the difficulties that confronted it, were little short of marvelous, considering the limited time, available for preparation, in a country almost barren of ship-yards and other means of providing and.

John De Bree, Chief of Bureau from to Aprilhad forty-four years service as a U.S. Navy paymaster. James A. Semple, Chief of Bureau from April until the end of the war, had eleven years service in the "old navy.". A more traditionally written military history, where the focus is too much on the actual battles.

He initially has a thesis about four key point to the confederate strategy, but doesnt follow up on them strongly enough, so it ends up muddled between which ships executed successful commerce busting (which was one point), and all the various ironsides (funny how so many were lost /5.

Creation. At Montgomery, Alabama, the Confederate Congress created the Navy Department in February Stephen R. Mallory of Florida was selected by President Jefferson Davis to lead the department and was confirmed by Congress on May 5.

It was said that Mallory was capable of leading the new navy due to his service on the U.S. Senate Naval Affairs Committee prior to.

in the four years of warfare which marked what has been called the American Civil War, or the War between the the last is shown by the announcement of the Navy Department in Washington on March 2,of the The same newspaper also contained the advertise-The. HANDBOOK OF CONFEDERATE SWORDS.

HANDBOOK OF CONFEDERATE SWORDS. File Size: KB. Although few were aware at the time, the ghost of the Confederate Navy’s most celebrated surface raider, the CSS Alabama, was about to surface like some avenging wraith and in just a few short years cast a net of protection over all her undefended comrades in the deep.

Her wreck had been discovered off Cherbourg, France only four years before. The general officers of the Confederate States Army (CSA) were the senior military leaders of the Confederacy during the American Civil War of – They were often former officers from the United States Army (the regular army) prior to the Civil War, while others were given the rank based on merit or when necessity Confederate generals needed confirmation.

The Navy commissioned the Chancellorsville inwhen it joined at least four other ships named in honor of a Confederate force that sunk U.S. warships during the Civil : Geoff Ziezulewicz. The Navy was drawn into World War II after the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7,and over the next four years fought many historic battles including the Battle of the Coral Sea, the Battle of Midway, multiple naval battles during the Guadalcanal Campaign, and the largest naval battle in history, the Battle of Leyte Gulf.

Get this from a library. A history of the Confederate Navy. [Raimondo Luraghi; Paolo Enrico Coletta; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University.

Libraries)] -- For thirty years world-renowned author and scholar Raimondo Luraghi has sought answers to the question: How did an overwhelmingly agricultural country with little industry and. Iron Maidens and the Devil’s Daughters: US Navy Gunboats versus Confederate Gunners and Cavalry on the Tennessee and Cumberland Rivers, J.

Patton Anderson, Confederate General: A Biography Jack Hinsons One Man War, A Civil War Sniper by McKenney, Tom [Pelican Publishing,] (Hardcover).

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Glory in the Name: A Novel of the Confederate Navy by James L Nelson at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. It would be a long four years before he read that the man who did finally discharge that shot, Edmund Ruffin, put a gun to his head rather than suffer the unbearable burden of a lost cause.

Brand: HarperCollins Publishers. Page 58 - The neutral flag covers enemy's goods, with the exception of contraband of war. Neutral goods, with the exception of contraband of war, are not liable to capture under the enemy's flag.

Blockades, in order to be binding, must be effective, that is to say, maintained by a force sufficient really to prevent access to the coast of the enemy.

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Everyday low Author: William Stanley Hoole. The 3rd Arkansas Infantry Regiment (also known as the "Third Arkansas"; May, – Ap ) was a regiment of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War, and the most celebrated unit from the and initially commanded by Colonel Albert Rust, and later falling under the command of Colonel Van.

Manning, the regiment was part of the. Smalls was a pilot for the Confederate Navy's military transport, CSS Planter, and picked up four captured Union guns, over rounds of ammunition, and other Planter was a lightly armed ship that skirted up and down the coast and down rivers and allowed the Confederate military to move troops, supplies, and ammunition while staying away from the Author: Joslin Joseph.

The Confederate Navy had a few warships yet could never confront the Union on the open sea. Although there were numerous sea battles between the North and the South, none were to involve more than two ships at a time.

The Rebel navy was, non-existent. The Confederate Navy would be forced to rely on their harassment.The Civil War Trust recently spoke with Dr. James McPherson about his latest book, War on the Waters: The Union and Confederate Navies, This new book looks at the significant contributions that both the Federal and Confederate navies made to the American Civil War.

Confederate Navy Captain Raphael Semmes: The Naval War: 4: Captain James Iredell Waddell (Confederate States Navy) and the CSS Shenandoah; the last to surrender on November 6, The Naval War: 9: The Colt Navy Of Confederate Gen Richard Taylor.

Small Arms & Edged Weapons: M: Confederate Navy.