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The Liverpool firm made an enormous contribution to the war effort of the South, acting as banker to the Confederate Government, financing the supply of armaments, blockade running and organising the building on the Mersey of ships such as the commerce-destroyer, Alabama.
Instead, we found that a long series of ill-conceived Confederate policies were implemented that discouraged blockade running.
Covering everything from Shiloh to Gettysburg, blockade running to female spies, A World on Fire offers its readers a complete history of the war.
From blockade running to "tolerating port calls by Confederate ships," Spain "provided enabling support to the Confederates" (p.
Copious evidence supports Welles's view of blockade running as de facto Confederate service.
McRae; confederate financial agent; blockade running in the Trans-Mississippi south as affected by the confederate government's direct European procurement of goods.
It also arrived in the new Confederacy by way of private sales and a blockade running operation by which Mr.
The home of Charles K Prioleau, an agent who managed the offices of the Confederate bankers, Fraser Trenhome, and who was heavily involved in blockade running against the Union forces.
Using submarines for blockade running could be a future
But its speed was too valuable to waste on tourism and the ship was snapped up by rich confederates for blockade running during the American civil war.
Shingleton's clearly written, well-organized narrative follows Peters from his Pennsylvania home to Georgia in 1835, where he started as a railroad construction engineer, through a career in investing in and managing stage coach lines, railroads, real estate, flour milling, street cars, and, during the Civil War, blockade running.
Cotton was fetching huge sums and the Mersey shipyards turned out 20 high-speed blockade running cargo ships.