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Raphael Semmes, Memoirs of Service Afloat During the War Between the States 40 2 Browse Search
Fannie A. Beers, Memories: a record of personal exeperience and adventure during four years of war. 19 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 28. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 5 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 3 1 Browse Search
James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 3 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 3 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 23, 1862., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
A Roster of General Officers , Heads of Departments, Senators, Representatives , Military Organizations, &c., &c., in Confederate Service during the War between the States. (ed. Charles C. Jones, Jr. Late Lieut. Colonel of Artillery, C. S. A.) 2 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 1 1 Browse Search
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James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller), The Confederate cruisers and the Alabama : the Confederate destroyers of commerce (search)
harbor of Cherbourg, France, in order to coal and to refit. What happened to her now will be told at the end of this chapter. Among other Confederate cruisers was the Georgia, bought in March, 1863, by one of the Confederate agents, Commander Matthew F. Maury, the distinguished hydrographer. The Georgia started from England, but her sail power was found to be so small that she was constantly compelled to enter port to take on coal. This circumstance made her useless for long cruises, and she was taken to Liverpool and sold, after a year's activity in the Middle and South Atlantic. The Victor, an old despatch-boat of the British navy, was also bought by Commander Maury and, as the Rappahannock, was long detained in the harbor of Calais. With neither of these vessels was it possible to duplicate the Alabama, and, as yet, the whaling industry in the Pacific had been quite free from the unwelcome attentions of the Confederate cruisers. The Sea King was purchased by the Southern