Cornelius Hunt, The Shenandoah; Or The Last Confederate Cruiser

$375.00

A Scarce, Blockade Running Classic

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Description

Cornelius Hunt’s The Shenandoah; or the Lasts Confederate Cruiser, is the story of The Shenandoah, the last cruiser of the Confederate States. Hunt was an officer on the Shenandoah.

During 12 1/2 months of 1864 -1865 the Shenandoah undertook commerce raiding resulting in the capture and sinking or bonding of thirty-eight Union merchant vessels, mostly New Bedford whaleships.

The Shenandoah fired the last shot of the American Civil War, across the bow of a whaler in waters off the Aleutian Islands.

Lt. rub along joints; lt. overall wear;   A scarce classi

Hunt, Cornelius E. THE SHENANDOAH; OR THE LAST CONFEDERATE CRUISER. NY: G. W. Carleton, 1867. 2nd; 273p.; frontis.