The Cruise of the Alabama and the Sumter

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Digital Scanning Inc, Sep 1, 2001 - History - 344 pages
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Annotation First published over 100 years ago, CRUISE OF THE ALABAMA AND THE SUMTER is Raphael Semmes? incredible story of his experiences as a commander in the Confederate Navy during the Civil War. Semmes draws upon his private journals and papers to unfold his memories of capturing merchant vessels and skillfully eluding Union warships while commanding both the Alabama and Sumter. Together with his crew, Semmes endured a career of commerce raiding that was without equal in American naval history of its time.
  

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Contents

CHAPTER I
7
CHAPTER II
10
CHAPTER III
16
CHAPTER IV
28
CHAPTER V
33
CHAPTER VI
40
CHAPTER VII
45
CHAPTER VIII
63
CHAPTER XXII
142
CHAPTER XXIII
150
CHAPTER XXIV
156
CHAPTER XXV
161
CHAPTER XXVI
168
CHAPTER XXVII
174
CHAPTER XXVIII
181
CHAPTER XXIX
185

CHAPTER IX
69
CHAPTER X
87
CHAPTER XI
92
CHAPTER XII
97
CHAPTER XIII
101
CHAPTER XIV
106
CHAPTER XV
111
CHAPTER XVI
115
CHAPTER XVII
121
CHAPTER XVIII
129
CHAPTER XIX
133
CHAPTER XX
139
CHAPTER XXI
145
CHAPTER XXX
190
CHAPTER XXXI
196
CHAPTER XXXII
207
CHAPTER XXXIII
214
CHAPTER XXXIV
222
CHAPTER XXXV
227
CAPTURES OF THE SUMTER
239
COURSE OF THE SUMTER
249
MR LAIRDS SPEECH ON THE ALABAMA
265
THE ENGAGEMENT WITH THE HATTERAS
272
THE ALABAMA IN TABLE BAY
276
CORRESPONDENCE RESPECTING THE TUSCALOOSA
285
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