High Seas Confederate: The Life and Times of John Newland Maffitt

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Univ of South Carolina Press, 1994 - Biography & Autobiography - 160 pages
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The Civil War adventures of a swashbuckling sea captain.
  

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Maffitt's colorful career as a Confederate commander of the commerce raider C.S.S. Florida and as a blockade runner receives its due in this biographical recounting by Shingleton (Richard Peters ... Read full review

Contents

To the Sea Born
1
Midshipman Maffitt
7
Acting Lieutenant Maffitt
14
With the U S Coast Survey
20
Suppression of the Slave Trade
26
From Navy Blue to Navy Gray
32
Running the Blockade
39
Audacity at Mobile Bay
46
First Cruise of the Florida Tortugas to Barbados
61
First Cruise of the Florida Barbados to Brest
70
Maffitt Sets the Neutrality Standard
82
Return to Blockade Running
87
The Last Blockade Runner
93
The Moorings
99
Notes
109
Bibliographic Note
153

Escape of the Florida
54

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