R. Semmes The Confederate Navy During the American Civil War A famous rebel naval captain tells his story
The author of this book, Captain Semmes, was one of the most renowned American seamen of his time—particularly among the sailors of the Confederacy. Whi..
John M. Batten The Recollections of a Naval Officer During the American Civil War At sea with the United States Navy
John Batten joined the United States Navy in 1864 and was appointed as an Assistant Surgeon and posted to the steamer, USS Princeton. He was later transferred to ..
John Wilkinson The Personal Recollections of an Officer of the Confederate Navy Adventures evading Lincoln's stranglehold on the Southern states
During the American Civil War the Union blockade operated to ensure that few trade goods or war materials entered the Confederacy by..