To the uttermost ends of the earth : : the epic hunt for the South's most feared ship--and the greatest sea battle of the Civil War

Title To the uttermost ends of the earth : : the epic hunt for the South's most feared ship--and the greatest sea battle of the Civil War
Names Keith, Phil.
Clavin, Tom.
Book Number DB108931
Title Status In Process
Medium Digital Book
Annotation "On June 19, 1864, just off the coast of France, one of the most dramatic naval battles in history took place. On a clear day with windswept skies, the dreaded Confederate raider Alabama faced the Union warship Kearsarge in an all-or-nothing fight to the finish, the outcome of which would effectively end the threat of the Confederacy on the high seas. Authors Phil Keith and Tom Clavin introduce some of the crucial but historically overlooked players, including John Winslow, captain of the USS Kearsarge, as well as Raphael Semmes, captain of the CSS Alabama. Readers will sail aboard the Kearsarge as Winslow embarks for Europe with a set of simple orders from the secretary of the navy: "Travel to the uttermost ends of the earth, if necessary, to find and destroy the Alabama." Winslow pursued Semmes in a spectacular fourteen-month chase over international waters, culminating in what would become the climactic sea battle of the Civil War." -- Provided by publisher. -- Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2022.
Local Subject Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Audience Notes Unrated.
LC Subject Naval battles - France - Atlantic Coast - History - 19th century
Naval history, Modern
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Naval operations
Nonfiction
Call Number 973.754 ANF
Language English
Released 2022
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled, Library of Congress, 2022
Original Publication Reissue of: Unabridged. [New York] : Harlequin Audio, 2022. 9781488213243
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