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The CSS Albemarle and William Cushing

The Remarkable Confederate Ironclad and the Union Officer Who Sank It

The CSS Albemarle and William Cushing( )
Author: Stempel, Jim
ISBN:978-0-7864-6529-3
Publication Date:Sep 2011
Publisher:McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $50.60
Book Description:

On October 27, 1864, two marvels of the Civil War collided on the Roanoke River near Plymouth, North Carolina. The first was the formidable Confederate ironclad Albemarle, a 376-ton behemoth that had for months roamed the nearby rivers and waters of Albemarle Sound; the second was William B. Cushing, a 21-year-old Federal naval lieutenant who had been selected to lead a virtual suicide mission to destroy the ironclad in her berth. This chronicle of the young officer's victory over the...
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Stempel, Jim (Author)
Jim Stempel has published numerous works of short fiction, and his novel, American Rain, was released in 1991 to critical acclaim. True to his own insistence on the active and practical, he is an athlete and the president of an insurance form on the East Coast. 040



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