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Pirates, Privateers, and Rebel Raiders of the Carolina Coast

by Butler, Lindley S.
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Issue: Winter 2001
ISBN: 0807848638

Lindley S. Butler describes eight renegade seamen who plied the North Carolina coast, causing one Union officer to decry the area as "infested with a nest of privateers." Three chapters address the ironclad Albemarle, the cruiser Florida, the raider Shenandoah, and their commanders.

review of Pirates, Privateers, and Rebel Raiders of the Carolina Coast, by Butler, Lindley S., Civil War Book Review, (Winter 2001).