Cruise and Combats of the

Cruise and Combats of the "Alabama"

by John McIntosh Kell
     
 

"Cruise and Combats of the 'Alabama'" by her Executive Officer is a summary of the twenty-two month career and exploits of the most famous of all the Confederate ships, the CSS "Alabama," commanded by Capt. Raphael Semmes. Particular attention is given to the details of "Alabama's" early days and the last hours leading up to her sinking and its aftermath resulting…  See more details below

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"Cruise and Combats of the 'Alabama'" by her Executive Officer is a summary of the twenty-two month career and exploits of the most famous of all the Confederate ships, the CSS "Alabama," commanded by Capt. Raphael Semmes. Particular attention is given to the details of "Alabama's" early days and the last hours leading up to her sinking and its aftermath resulting from a fierce battle with the federal warship USS "Kearsarge" in 1864 near Cherbourg, France.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013949829
Publisher:
Strait Gate Publications, Charlotte, NC
Publication date:
02/16/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
762 KB

Meet the Author

JOHN McINTOSH KELL (1823-1900): Career officer in the United States Navy, serving in the most important naval activities during his lifetime prior to the war with Mexico, including with Adm. Perry. When the Civil War began he resigned his position and joined the Confederate States Navy. He served with Raphael Semmes on the "Alabama" and was well positioned to record the history of that ship.

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