1887 CONFEDERATE NAVAL Gun Boat Sailor BLOCKADE RUNNER Civil War Marine CS NAVY
This sale is for an original 1887 edition of " MEMOIRS OF SERVICE AFLOAT, DURING THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES " by Admiral Raphael Semmes. YOU'LL LOVE THIS BOOK!! It is filled with 833 very informative pages of Admiral Raphael Semmes' BLOCKADE RUNNING exploits in the. During the American Civil War. Semmes covered an amazing amount of ocean and captured or destroyed 65 Union vessels in the. The book opens with some defensive rationalizations for secession and the Confederacy, but soon turns to his exciting and vivid narrative. The battle accounts are excellent, as are his descriptions of many exotic ports. Semmes was the captain of the C. He was the second ranking naval officer in the Confederacy, and the most renowned of the southern commerce raiders. This account includes his blockade-running experiences and service in the South, as well as in South America, Europe, the Caribbean, and off the coast of Africa. Semmes experiences as commander of the infamous. The attractive color chromo-graph plates depict the action at sea. Published in 1887, this book is in VERY GOOD CONDITION for its age and especially to be 133 YEARS OLD!!! And firmly bound with NO TEARS! Or stray in text markings. It measures 7" x 10" with 833 pages.
Book seldom seen offered so.. GET IT WHILE YOU CAN!! Please see our other books too! The item "1887 CONFEDERATE NAVAL Gun Boat Sailor BLOCKADE RUNNER Civil War Marine CS NAVY" is in sale since Wednesday, June 10, 2020.
This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "rebel_soldier" and is located in Cameron, North Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Year Printed: 1887
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Topic: Civil War (1861-65)
- Binding: Hardcover
- Region: North America
- Author: Raphael Semmes
- Subject: History
- Original/Facsimile: Original
- Language: English
- Character Family: Military & War
- Publisher: THE BALTIMORE PUBLISHING CO.
- Place of Publication: BALTIMORE
- Special Attributes: Americana