5 edition of Confederate Navy chief found in the catalog.
|Statement||by Joseph T. Durkin.|
|Series||Classics in maritime history|
|LC Classifications||E596.M3 D8 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 446 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||446|
|LC Control Number||87005975|
Chief of Signal Corps and Secret Service Bureau, Confederate Army. Notes: The Latin phrase “Sic Itur Ad Astra” which appears on the title page of this publication is a quote from the Roman epic poem the Aeneid written by Publius Vergilius Maro (Virgil) in the 1st century A.D. Originally published in , The Confederate Navy in Europe is the first full account of the European activities of the Confederate navy during the American Civil War, including information on the Southerners who procured naval vessels in Great Britain and France, the construction of the ships, and the legal and political impact on the European governments that assisted in the Confederate cause.
Order books, –, of French Forrest (–), commandant of the Confederate States Navy Yard at Gosport, Virginia, containing orders and correspondence concerning the day-to-day operations of the Navy Yard and the Naval Hospital, including movement of supplies and personnel, coordination of efforts with the army and civilian. A History of the Confederate Raimondo Luraghi. Trans. Paolo E. Coletta. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, At the outbreak of the American Civil War a country divided in two had but one mighty navy which, for the most part, remained loyal to the parent Union.
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 . The links below represent a sampling of online resources throughout the NHHC site on the Civil War. Explore these resources to learn more about the significance of the Navy during the Civil War, read first-hand accounts of the conflict, and analyze technological developments of the time.
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Confederate Navy Chief: Stephen R. Mallory 2nd Edition by Joseph T. Durkin (Author)Cited by: 5. Stephen R. Mallory: Confederate Navy chief by Joseph T.
Durkin; 1 edition; First published in A History of the Confederate Navy is probably the only important book Confederate Navy chief book the U.S. Civil 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 by: The book tells of Stephen R.
Mallory's support of naval inventions, strategy, and ideas. It also sheds light on the the successes and failures of Jefferson Davis.
Durkin gives a well-balanced biography of Mallory and his life in the Confederate navy. 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 Force, torpedo craft, submarines, and floating batteries/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 Navy in Europe is the first full account of the European activities of the Confederate navy during the American Civil War, including information on the Southerners who procured naval vessels in Great Britain and France, the construction of the ships, and the legal and political impact on the European governments for assisting in Cited by: A History of the Confederate Navy book.
Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A landmark Confederate Navy chief book that credits the Southern navy fo /5. Luraghi's book has many strengths, such as a systemic examination of the Confederate Navy.
Luraghi sees the CSN as a whole piece, with a strategic vision, and a 3/5(1). 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. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.
National Emergency Library. Top Full text of "Officers in the Confederate States navy, " See other formats. The Navy of the Confederate States (CSN) was the naval branch of the Confederate States Armed Forces, established by an act of the Confederate States Congress on Febru It was responsible for Confederate naval operations during the American Civil War (–), fighting against the Union Navy / United States y: Confederate States.
This is a remarkable novel of the U.S. Civil War, focussing on the role of the small Confederate Navy. There are actually two individual story lines as the novel begins. One involves Navy Lt. Samuel Bowater, native of Charleston, who elects to resign his commission with the U.S. Navy to serve with the Confederacy/5(13).
Stephen R. Mallory: Confederate Navy chief. Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Stephen R Mallory; Stephen R Mallory: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Joseph T Durkin; Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana (Library of Congress).
Perhaps historians, like the Davis administration itself, have been too land-oriented. Two recent re- BOOK REVIEWS87 prints of chapters in Confederate naval history may help to redirect our assessment. Joseph Durkin's biography of Davis's secretary of the navy, Stephen Mallory, was first published in Author: W.
Wayne Smith. Hello, I wanted to point out to those interested that (after a long gestation) I managed to complete my book on the Confederate Navy. I edited it through and it will be available in a few days, the book has pages and is in Italian, but contains over thirty uniforms' tables, with the double language Italian/English for the caption and description.
Confederate Navy Shipyards (a whole lot more of them than you would think)*(and all this in just 4 yearsamazing!) WeaponsCannons and Small Arms (lots of pictures) Confederate States Notes $$$ With Ships and Naval Subjects (beautiful money and worth more than face value!).
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.
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.
CS Navy cruisers were ocean-going ships designed primarily for the Confederate Navy's strategy of guerre de course. Confederate States Navy cruisers were typically lightly armed, with a couple of large guns or a pivot gun, and often very fast. The Confederate States Secretary of the Navy was the head of the Confederate States Department of the Navy.
Stephen R. Mallory held this position through the entire duration of the Confederate States of America. Secretary of the Navy. No. Secretary of the Navy Took office Left office Time in office Party 1Postmaster-General: John H.
Reagan (–65).For details on the construction of uniforms, consult pages in the book: "The Confederate Navy, A Study in Organization" by Tom Wells, published by the University of Alabama Press in It is an exact reprint of the CSN manual.Books shelved as civil-war-navy: The Narrative of a Blockade-Runner by John Wilkinson, Paullin's History of Naval Administration A Collection.