Parker, William Harwar. Recollections of a Naval Officer, 1841-1865.

Parker, William Harwar. RECOLLECTIONS OF A NAVAL OFFICER, 1841-1865.

New York: Charles Scribner?ó?é¼?äós Sons, 1883
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Parker (1826-1896) writes about his career in the United States and Confederate Navies, which began in 1841 at the age of 14. This book contains his first-hand accounts of serving on numerous ships and taking part in various battles. It is a particularly valuable primary source for information regarding the operations of the Confederate Navy throughout the Civil War.

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