Armorer of the Confederacy, Secretary Mallory.

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Mallory, Stephen R. 1813-1873., Catholics -- Biography., United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Biogr


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StatementIllustrated by Frank Vitale.
SeriesBanner books, [9]
LC ClassificationsE596.M3 D78
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Pagination186 p.
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Open LibraryOL5796566M
LC Control Number60008737

Armorer of the Confederacy: Secretary Mallory Paperback – October 3, by Joseph Thomas Durkin (Author), Frank Vitale (Illustrator)Author: Joseph Thomas Durkin. Armorer of the Confederacy, Secretary Mallory (Banner books, 9) [Joseph T Durkin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying Joseph T Durkin.

Armorer of the Confederacy, Secretary Mallory. [Joseph T Durkin] -- It was said of Stephen Mallory that he made a good Secretary of the Navy because of his dependability, sense of responsibility, capacity for growth, willingness to get along with people and accept.

Apr 01,  · Mallory had served as one of Florida's U.S. senators for ten years before becoming navy secretary in the Confederate government, challenged to create a valid military force where none had existed. This biography chronicles Mallory's formative years in Key West, his decades of public service, and his declining days.5/5(1).

Apr 01,  · Stephen Russell Mallory: A Biography of the Confederate Navy Secretary And United States [Rodman L. Underwood] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Just as Confederate naval action is commonly overshadowed by the dramatic land battles of the Civil War5/5(1).

Rodman L. Underwood’s biography of Stephen R. Mallory expands our appreciation for the accomplishments and character of the Confederate naval secretary, particularly during his Senate years frombut Joseph T. Durkin’s yearold biography Confederate Navy Chief: Stephen R.

Mallory remains the standard. In the new Confederate government he became the naval secretary and found himself challenged to create a valid military force where none had existed.

This biography of Stephen Russell Mallory chronicles his formative years in Key West, his decades of public service, and his declining days. This book is way too biased towards the Confederacy--at one point the author praises the antebellum South as a model of ideal race relations, which made me choke a little when I read it--but in technical terms it is well-written, and it presents a good, thorough account of the war/5.

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A challenge to the prevailing idea that Confederate ironclads were inherently defective The development of steam propulsion machinery in warships during the nineteenth century/5(6).

Stephen Russell Mallory ( – November 9, ) was a Democratic US Senate from Florida from to the secession of his home state and the outbreak of the American Civil War. For much of that period, he was chairman of the Committee on Naval ellomultimidia.comcal party: Democratic.

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Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details *. Jan 21,  · On March 4,Stephen R. Mallory was appointed Secretary of the Navy of the Confederate States of America. To me, he is one of the more interesting persons of the Civil War navies, Union or Confederate.

Born circa in Trinidad, he was raised mostly in Key West, Florida. Because of indifference to naval matters by most others in the Confederacy, Mallory was able to shape the Confederate Navy according to the principles he had learned while serving in the U.S.

Senate. Some of his ideas, such as the incorporation of armor into warship construction, were quite successful and became standard in navies around the world.

expert in naval policy. Although not a secessionist, Mallory stayed with his state when the Civil War broke out, and became Davis’ Secretary of the Navy.

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Unlike most other Confederate cabinet members, he held his job through to the end of the war, proving a fine administrator, a master of improvisation and innovation, and a sound strategist. Some were calling it karma for the American Civil War and for the removal of certain historic statues depicting Confederate heroes of the south.

To make matters worse, states in the west also wished to secede from the Union”. Armorer of the Confederacy, Secretary Mallory by Joseph T. Durkin 1 edition - first published in The Cabinet of the Confederate States, commonly called the Confederate cabinet or Cabinet of Jefferson Davis, was part of the executive branch of the federal government of the Confederate States between and The members of the Cabinet were the vice-president and heads of the federal executive ellomultimidia.comved: May 10, The act of the Confederate Congress that created the Confederate Navy on February 21, also appointed Stephen Mallory as Secretary of the Department of the Navy.

Mallory was experienced as an admiralty lawyer and had served for a time as the chairman of the Naval Affairs Committee of the United States Senate.

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The Confederacy had a few scattered naval assets and looked to Liverpool, England, Country: Confederate States. The Civil War - Confederate View (Non-Fiction) Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

The Confederate States Secretary of War was a member of President Jefferson Davis's Cabinet during the American Civil War. The Secretary of War was head of the Confederate States Department of War.

The position ended in May when the Confederacy crumbled during John C. Breckinridge's tenure of the office. Answerable to President Jefferson Davis, the Secretary of War controlled all matters Appointer: The President, with Senate advice and consent. Confederate States Secretary of State. The Confederate States Secretary of State was the head of the Confederate States State Department from to during the American Civil War.

There were three people who served the position in this time. The department crumbled with the Confederate States of America in Maymarking the end of the ellomultimidia.comster-General: John H. Reagan (–65). The daunting task of building a navy fell on the shoulders of Stephen Mallory, newly appointed secretary of the navy.

A former United States senator from Florida, Mallory had resigned from office when his home state seceded from the Union and he pledged himself to the service of the Confederacy. The Confederate Veteran of January by Richard D. Steuart, author of the foreword of the present work.

The-odore T. Belote, in his bulletin No. put out by the National Museum, describes several Confederate swords. The short work which follows does not by any means describe all the types or manufacturers of swords for the Confederacy.

Shortly after the establishment of the Confederate States of America inthe nation became involved in a large war with the United States of America, and the nation's Secretary of the Navy Stephen Mallory had the responsibility to quickly build the Confederate States Navy, starting with almost no Campus: CSS Patrick Henry.

Jan 04,  · Perhaps historians, like the Davis administration itself, have been too land-oriented. Two recent re- BOOK REVIEWS87 prints of chapters in Confederate naval history may help to redirect our assessment.

Joseph Durkin's biography of Davis's secretary of the navy, Stephen Mallory, was first published in Author: W. Wayne Smith. Confederate Secretary of the Navy Stephen Mallory, Richmond The frigate Merrimac has been raised and docked at an expense of $6, and the necessary repairs to hull and machinery to place her in her former condition is estimated by experts at $, Oct 19,  · Confederate Cabinet Departments and Secretaries does not pretend to offer an exhaustive account of the executive branch of the Confederate government, let alone definitive biographies of its leaders.

But it does provide a good, single-volume source for readers interested in this important but neglected subject. A collection of information on individuals in the Mallory family, as well as links to Mallory family books, webpages, mailing lists, military information and small databases. SURNAMES FAMILY TREE HOME.

The Mallory Branch UPDATED 11 May STEPHEN R. MALLORY ( - )Senator Russell was made Secretary of the Navy of the Confederacy. Originally published as Stephen R. Mallory. Underwood, Rodman L. Stephen Russell Mallory: A Biography of the Confederate Navy Secretary and United States Senator.

Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, Whitfield, James B. "Some Legal Phases of the Senatorial Contest Between David L. Yulee and Stephen R. Mallory, Sr., in ''. Christopher Gustavus Memminger (born Christoph Gustav Memminger; January 9, – March 7, ) was a German-born American politician and one of the founding fathers of the Confederate was the principal author of the Provisional Constitution (), as well as the founder of the nation's financial system.

As the first Confederate States Secretary of the Treasury, Memminger was Alma mater: South Carolina College. The military background of the war Comparison of North and South. At first glance it seemed that the 23 states that remained in the Union after secession were more than a match for the 11 Southern states.

Approximately 21 million people lived in the North, compared with some nine million in the South of whom about four million were slaves.May 24,  · Commander French Forrest, Commandant at Gosport Navy Yard, and Capt.

Sydney Smith Lee were strongly in favour of completing the ship at Norfolk, Secretary Mallory opposed and was particularly anxious to get her to Richmond as he wanted CSS Richmond, then under construction at Gosport yard, finished first.Alderman, John P.

Carroll County Civil War soldiers records, Accession leaves. Photocopies. Carroll County, Virginia, Civil War soldiers records,compiled by John P. Alderman consisting of typescripts of Confederate service records of soldiers from Carroll County.