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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 111 1 Browse Search
Raphael Semmes, Memoirs of Service Afloat During the War Between the States 78 0 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 32 4 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 26 2 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 20 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 19 1 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 16 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 14 0 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 8 0 Browse Search
James D. Porter, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.1, Tennessee (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 8 0 Browse Search
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James Russell Soley, Professor U. S. Navy, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.1, The blockade and the cruisers (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter 7: (search)
nders, and put in commission at sea under the name of the Tuscaloosa. About the first of July the two vessels proceeded to the Cape of Good Hope, where they arrived on the 29th. The Alabama remained in the neighborhood of the Cape until the 24th of September, occasionally putting in at Cape Town or at Simon's Bay. A question arose at Cape Town in reference to the character of the Tuscaloosa. As prizes could not be brought by the cruisers of either belligerent into British ports, the Tuscaloosa, if a prize, would be excluded. Semmes claimed for her all the privileges of a commissioned ship-of-war, and the civil authorities were inclined to side with him. Sir Baldwin Walker, however, the admiral commanding at the Cape, took an opposite view, and wrote to the governor that to bring a captured vessel under the denomination of a vessel-of-war, she must be fitted for warlike purposes, and not merely have a few men and a few small guns put on board her (in fact, nothing but a prize-cr
ing, Commodore Cornelius K., 123 Stringham, Commodore, appointed to command of Atlantic squadron, 82, 83 et seq., 90 Sumter, the, 172 et seq.; sold 176; damage done by, 176 Tahoma, the, 124 et seq. Tallahassee, the, career of, 237 et seq. Tattnall, Commodore, assumes command of naval defences of Virginia, 76; sinks Merrimac. 78 Texas, blockade and coast of, 46 Torpedoes, invention and early history of, 3 et seq. Tredegar Iron Works, 22, 54 Trent, the, 177 et seq. Tuscaloosa, the, 199 et seq. Union, the, blockades Savannah, 85 Vanderbilt, the, 77, 203 et seq. Vincennes, the, 128, 130 et seq. Wachusett, the, captures the Florida, 188, 202 Ward, Commodore, Jas. H., 85 et seq.; killed, 88 Water Witch, the, 122, 128 et seq. Weehawken, the, captures the Atlanta, 117 et seq. Westfield, the, 143, 144 (note); 146 et seq.; destroyed, 150 Wilkes, Captain, 140; seizes Mason and Slidell, 177 et seq. Wilkes, Captain, Chas., commands flying squ