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Published by University Alabama Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Biography: historical,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • Historical - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • Military,
  • Military - Naval,
  • History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8073481M
ISBN 100817312684
ISBN 109780817312688

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4 JOHN McINTOSH KELL OF THE RAIDER ALABAMA unexpectedly, and his wife, Elizabeth (Senior) Kell, was left with a daughter, Mary, and a newborn son, John. The estate left by John Kell indicates that he had prospered in his profes­ sions Three years later, his widow married David Reese, a lawyer friend of her husband.   John McIntosh Kell was an experienced, proven military man, a graduate of Annapolis, a veteran of the Mexican War and of Admiral Perry’s voyage to Japan. As a Confederate officer, Kell served first on the raider Sumter and then on the : JOHN McINTOSH KELL OF THE RAIDER ALABAMA to receive the wounded The implications of the other article, however, were far more serious; it presented a picture of the Alabama's crew as mostly drunkards and cutthroats, and included such derogatory statements as, "The poor show we made with the Kearsarge. John McIntosh Kell was an experienced, proven military man, a graduate of Annapolis, a veteran of the Mexican War and of Admiral Perry’s voyage to Japan. As a Confederate officer, Kell served first on the raider Sumter and then on the Alabama.

John McIntosh Kell of the raider Alabama. University, University of Alabama Press [] (OCoLC) Named Person: John McIntosh Kell; John McIntosh Kell: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Norman C Delaney. John McIntosh Kell of the raider Alabama. [Norman C Delaney] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for The best of all books on the Confederate Navy and an important book on the U.S. Navy before John McIntosh Kell was an experienced, proven military man, a graduate of Annapolis, a veteran of the Mexican War and of Admiral Perry’s voyage to Japan. As a Confederate officer, Kell served first on the raider Sumter and then on the cturer: University Alabama Press. Delaney, Norman C. , John McIntosh Kell of the raider Alabama, by Norman C. Delaney University of Alabama Press University Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

Norman C. Delaney, Ph.D., author, John McIntosh Kell of the Raider Alabama “ a great read for anyone who wants to immerse themselves in the peninsula’s history and its impact on the nation.” Midwest Book Review “The Lost Hero of Cape Cod is both a fascinating true-life history and a glimpse into the all-too-perilous world of the. CSS Alabama was a screw sloop-of-war built in for the Confederate States Navy at Birkenhead on the River Mersey opposite Liverpool, England by John Laird Sons and Company. Alabama served as a successful commerce raider, attacking Union merchant and naval ships over the course of her two-year career, during which she never docked at a Southern port. She was sunk in June by USS Commissioned: Aug John McIntosh Kell was the inconspicuous hero of the famous Confederate raider, the CSS Alabama. Most students of the War Between the States are familiar with the exploits of the Southern cruiser and her celebrated captain, Raphael Semmes. By the time of her climactic battle with the USS Kearsarge off the coast of France in June , the Alabama and her flamboyant commander had practically. John McIntosh Kell of the Raider Alabama. By Norman C. Delaney. (University: University of Alabama Press, viii, pp. Preface, illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. $) Amid the welter of Confederate War books which have poured from the presses since , and especially during the.