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The Resource Confederate saboteurs : building the Hunley and other secret weapons of the Civil War, Mark K. Ragan

Confederate saboteurs : building the Hunley and other secret weapons of the Civil War, Mark K. Ragan

Label
Confederate saboteurs : building the Hunley and other secret weapons of the Civil War
Title
Confederate saboteurs
Title remainder
building the Hunley and other secret weapons of the Civil War
Statement of responsibility
Mark K. Ragan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Facing an insurmountable deficit in resources compared to the Union navy, the Confederacy resorted to unorthodox forms of warfare to combat enemy forces. Perhaps the most energetic and effective torpedo corps and secret service company organized during the American Civil War, the Singer Secret Service Corps, led by Texan inventor and entrepreneur Edgar Collins Singer, developed and deployed submarines, underwater weaponry, and explosive devices. The group's main government-financed activity, which eventually led to other destructive inventions such as the Hunley submarine and behind-enemy-line
Member of
Cataloging source
P@U
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ragan, Mark K
Dewey number
973.7/86
Index
index present
LC call number
E467
LC item number
.R34 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Ed Rachal Foundation nautical archaeology series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • H.L. Hunley (Submarine)
  • Confederate States of America
  • Confederate States of America
  • Confederate States of America
  • Singer, Edgar Collins
  • Secret service
  • Mechanical engineers
  • United States
  • Singer, Edgar Collins
  • Confederate States of America
  • H.L. Hunley (Submarine)
  • HISTORY
  • Armed Forces
  • Mechanical engineers
  • Military operations, Naval
  • Secret service
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Confederate saboteurs : building the Hunley and other secret weapons of the Civil War, Mark K. Ragan
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Formation and deployment -- First torpedo strike and launching the Hunley -- Richmond invests in the Corps -- Losing the Hunley -- Operations throughout the Confederacy -- Taking the fight to the enemy
Control code
913914978
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781623492786
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)913914978
Label
Confederate saboteurs : building the Hunley and other secret weapons of the Civil War, Mark K. Ragan
Publication
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Formation and deployment -- First torpedo strike and launching the Hunley -- Richmond invests in the Corps -- Losing the Hunley -- Operations throughout the Confederacy -- Taking the fight to the enemy
Control code
913914978
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781623492786
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)913914978

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