Gray Raiders of the Sea: How Eight Confederate Warships Destroyed the Union's High Seas Commerce

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International Marine Pub., 1992 - History - 351 pages
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Looks at the Confederate strategy to destroy Union commerce and the Southern blockade

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Setting the Stage
The Sumter Goes to Sea
A Scarcity of Game

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About the author (1992)

CHESTER G. HEARN is the author of eighteen books, including Sorties into Hell: The Hidden War on Chichi Jima (Praeger, 2003) and Circuits in the Sea: The Men, the Ships, and the Atlantic Cable (Praeger, 2004). He has studied naval and maritime history for much of his life, and his works include histories and biographies stretching from the Revolution to Desert Storm.

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