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Memoirs of service afloat

Memoirs of service afloat

during the war between the states

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Published by Kelly, Piet & Co. in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sumter (Confederate cruiser),
  • Alabama (Ship)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Raphael Semmes.
    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 14706.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination833 p.
    Number of Pages833
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13554843M
    OCLC/WorldCa18735219

    Project Gutenberg updates its listing of IP addresses approximately monthly. Steam allowed for effective blockades, so that the North was able to blockade the South very effectively through almost the entire war. Now, that last passage talking about Singapore brings up one of my favourite aspects of the book. If it was formed by the States, admit our adversaries, it may be broken by the States. For example, Semmes often discusses the war as the logical outcome of the fact that the North was settled by Puritans and the South by Cavaliers — someone should write a book on that.

    Small chip to cloth on spine. Every step that was taken toward the formation of the Constitution of the United States, from its inception to its adoption, was taken by the States, and not by the people of the United States in the aggregate. Having failed to procure the establishment of a consolidated government, his next great object was, to procure the adoption by the States of [Pg 34] the present Constitution, and to this task, accordingly, he now addressed his great intellect and powerful energies. It is fortunate for us of the South that the issue is so plain, as that it may be tried by the record. It had its origin in the unregenerated nature of man, who is only an intellectual wild beast, whose rapacity has never yet been restrained, by a sense of justice. It was during his administration that the heresy was first promulgated by Mr.

    Johnston 's army in North Carolina. A Brief Historical Retrospect Ch. It had its origin in the unregenerated nature of man, who is only an intellectual wild beast, whose rapacity has never yet been restrained, by a sense of justice. It completed the continuity of our territory, from the head waters of the Mississippi, to the sea, and unlocked the mouths of that great river. It was during his administration that the heresy was first promulgated by Mr.


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Selfishness, unfortunately, is one of the vices of our nature, which few are found capable of struggling against effectually. He saw that the two sections were dissimilar, and that they had different and antagonistic interests, and he was unwilling to trust to the bona fides of the other contracting party.

Mallory to allow him to convert an unused vessel into a commerce raider. Original publishers brown cloth hardcover with gilt signature of Admiral Semmes on front board. Jefferson, in Further, it having been determined, as we have seen, that the Constitution should be adopted by the people of the several States, as contra-distinguished from the legislatures of the States, the phraseology of the Preamble must be made to express this idea also.

Construction Memoirs of service afloat book this vessel—originally identified only as ""—at the Laird Shipyard in Birkenhead came about as the result of clandestine operations by the Confederate Navy's special agent James Dunwoody Bulloch, who designed both the CSS Alabama and the CSS Florida especially for commerce raiding.

The perversion is one not so much of doctrine as of history. When the loss of Richmond became imminent, Semmes destroyed his ships on April 2 and brought the Confederate naval cadets to Danbury, Virginia.

The Kearsarge's powerful pivot guns and superior marksmanship proved decisive, whereas a shot from the Alabama that lodged in the Kearsarge's sternpost failed to explode.

Adams inand was re-elected in The Legality of the Equipment of the Alabama, and a few Precedents for her career, drawn from the History of the Way of Johnston 's army in North Carolina. We hope our customers will share our enthusiasm and passion for history and will enjoy doing business with Americana Books.

The American people thought, when they framed the Constitution, that they were to be an exception to mankind, in general. They should be viewed in that context. Charges of treason, piracy, and ill-treatment of prisoners proved groundless, however, and Semmes was released after three months without having been brought to trial.

Where was that great constituency, composed of the people of the United States in the aggregate, as one nation, all this time? The Question of Slavery a it affected Secession Ch. Henry, Mason, Tyler, and a host of other [Pg 27] giants raised their powerful voices against it, warning their people, in thunder tones, that they were rushing upon destruction.

Howes S ; Nevins I page Raphael Semmes Confederate rear admiral and brigadier general Raphael Semmes left an enduring legacy as captain of the CSS Alabamathe most famous of the Confederate commerce raiders. Wales — Lady Prisoners. Apologies if this happened, because human users outside of Germany who are making use of the eBooks or other site features should almost never be blocked.

All were agreed, as we have seen, that the instrument should be referred to the States. Designated a brigadier general by Jefferson Davis, Semmes and his cadets escorted the fleeing president south. Winfield Scott's army as it fought its way to the Mexican capitol and ended the war as volunteer aide to Brig.

There was no such people known as the people of the United States, in the aggregate, at the time of the formation of the Constitution. Shelves: civil-war-navy Biographer John M. He was elected probate judge of Mobile County in May but prohibited from taking office by U.

Christened the Enrica to outwit Union spies, the Alabama narrowly escaped to sea, and Semmes took command of the ship at Terceira in the Azores. Some were in favor of permitting each of the States to choose, for itself, how it would ratify it; others were in favor of referring it to the legislatures, and others, again, to the people of the States in Convention.Mar 08,  · Read "Memoirs of Service Afloat During the War Between the States" by Raphael Semmes available from Rakuten Kobo.

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