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Four Years in the Confederate Navy : the Career of Captain John Low on the C.S.S. Fingal, Florida, Alabama, Tuscaloosa, and Ajax: First edition, first printing

by Hoole, William Stanley

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Athens, GA.: The University of Georgia Press, 1964. First edition. Hardcover in full cloth. Very Good in Good dust jacket. Octavo (standard size). Some wear and light chipping to edges and corners of dj. Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. Head and foot of spine bumped. Address label of former owner on pastedown. 147 p. w/ select bibliography, map, illustrations, index. The narrative of the wartime activities of Jhn Low, an demigrant from England to Georgia who helped deliver ships to the Confederacy from England. He also served aboard the Alabama under Semmes. An interesting work about a little known but important Confederate officer.





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