Pirates, Privateers, & Rebel Raiders of the Carolina Coast

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UNC Press Books, 2000 - History - 275 pages
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North Carolina possesses one of the longest, most treacherous coastlines in the United States, and the waters off its shores have been the scene of some of the most dramatic episodes of piracy and sea warfare in the nation's history. Now, Lindley Butler b
 

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Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction The World of Pirates Privateers and Naval Raiders
3
Blackbeard The Queen Annes Revenge Scourges the Carolinas
25
Ptede Bonnet The Gentleman Pirate of the Royal James
51
Otway Burns The Snap Dragon Sweeps the Western Atlantic
73
Johnson Blakeley The Wasp Ravages the English Channel
95
James W Cooke The Albemarle Clears the Roanoke
119
John N Maffitt The Florida Ranges the Atlantic
143
John Taylor Wood The Night Raider Seizes the Underwriter
171
James T Waddell The Shenandoah Masters the North Pacific
199
Glossary of Nautical Terms
227
Notes
231
Bibliography
253
Index
265
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Lindley S. Butler, professor emeritus of history at Rockingham Community College, is a volunteer diver with the North Carolina Underwater Archaeology Unit and historical consultant on the Queen Anne's Revenge Shipwreck Project.

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