The Cruise of C.S.S. Sumter (Confederate Centennial Studies, Number 27)

By: Summersell, Charles Grayson

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Limited edition (one of 450 copies). Pencil note on front flyleaf, ink and pencil marginalia, some pages dog-eared. 1965 Soft Cover. 187 pp. CSS Sumter, converted from the 1859-built merchant steamer Habana, was the first steam cruiser in the Confederate States Navy. She operated against American shipping between July and December 1861, taking 18 prizes, but was trapped in Gibraltar by Union warships. Decommissioned, she was sold and reverted to merchant service as Gibraltar. She successfully ran the Union blockade in 1863 and survived the war.--Wikipedia

Title: The Cruise of C.S.S. Sumter (Confederate Centennial Studies, Number 27)

Author: Summersell, Charles Grayson

Categories: 19th Century, Americana, American Civil War, Boats & Watercraft,

Edition: Limited Edition

Publisher: Alabama, Confederate Publishing Company: 1965

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 2305744

Keywords: AMERICAN HISTORY MILITARY CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE CENTENNIAL STUDIES TRANSPORTATION BOATS WATERCRAFT CSS SUMTER,