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Blockaders, refugees, & contrabands

Civil War on Florida"s Gulf Coast, 1861-1865

by George E. Buker

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Published by University of Alabama Press in Tuscaloosa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Florida,
  • Gulf Coast (Fla.),
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Florida -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Blockades.,
    • Gulf Coast (Fla.) -- History, Naval -- 19th century.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Blockades.,
    • Florida -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-224) and index.

      Other titlesBlockaders, refugees, and contrabands
      StatementGeorge E. Buker.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE600 .B85 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 235 p. :
      Number of Pages235
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3681833M
      ISBN 10081731296X
      LC Control Number2003027745

      Friend, Sandra. Florida in the Civil War: A State of Turmoil. Twenty First Century Books: Hartman, David and David Coles. Biographical Rosters of Florida's Confederate and Union Soldiers, (six volumes). Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing, Hillhouse, Don. Blockaders, refugees & contrabands: civil war on Florida's gulf coast, [George E Buker] Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Buker, George E., Blockaders, refugees & contrabands. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, © (DLC)

      Blockaders, Refugees, and Contrabands: Civil War on Florida's Gulf Coast, by George E. Buker (Fire Ant Books / Univ. of Alabama Press, ). A fine study of the Union coastal blockade and disruptive inland operations, in cooperation with the significant Unionist element of Florida's population. the war in florida Download the war in florida or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the war in florida book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.

        The book Blockaders, Refugees, and Contrabands: Civil War on Florida'S Gulf Coast, by George Buker talks of how the war affected Florida's western coast. The book notes that as the war progressed, many slaves ("contrabands") escaped, and some sought out the Navy blockaders as a path to freedom.   Buker, George E. Blockaders, Refugees, and Contrabands: Civil War on Florida's Gulf Coast, Courtemanche, Regis A. No Need of Glory: The British Navy in .


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Buker goes beyond a narrative of the operations of the East Gulf Blockading Squadron to offer an analysis of that unit's impact onshore/5(5). "Blockaders, Refugees, and Contrabands" is more or less a history of the East Coast Refugees Blockading Squadron during the Civil War. That squadron was the only 1 of 4 blockading the Confederacy to not refugees a significant port in their area and thus was often treated as the least important naval theater/5.

Blockaders, Refugees, and Contrabands chronicles the role of the East Gulf Blockading Squadron in creating civil strife and warfare along the west coast of Florida during the Civil War.

This history illuminates the Refugees impact on Florida - the Confederate state most susceptible to actions by the U.S. Navy - and the far-reaching effects of its activities on the outcome of the War. The blockaders, refugees, and contrabands engaged in this internal civil war were among the more active foes of the Confederate government in the state throughout most of the war.

When the East & contrabands book Blockading Squadron sailors raided the mainland after the blockade had been established, they found sympathizers among the : George E.

Buker’s Blockaders, Refugees, and Contrabands is such a book." — Journal of American History George E. Buker is Professor Emeritus of History at Jacksonville University and author of The Penobscot Expedition: Commodore Saltonstall and the Massachusetts Conspiracy of and Swamp Sailors in the Second Seminole War.

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The blockaders were the officers and seamen of the East Gulf Blockading Squadron, guarding the Florida coast from St. Andrew Bay on the west to Cape Florida on the east. The refugees were pro-Union Floridians and Confederate conscripts and deserters. Blockaders, Refugees, & Contrabands: Civil War on Florida's Gulf Coast, In relation to the subject of the Irish volunteer in the Civil war this book offers a different perspective to the normal portrayal of the social and political background of the Irish ex-pat.

At the outset of the war Guiney had been a Democrat supporter, as. Outstanding Civil War history. Blockaders, Refugees, and Contrabands takes a very little-known area of the Civil War and makes it both clear and interesting.

The operations of the East Gulf Blockading Squadron have long been a footnote (at most) to history, but the author does an excellent job of showing how, lacking significant ports to blockade, the squadron mounted aggressive forays and.

"The proliferation of publications concerning the American Civil War occasionally produces one that really contributes to our understanding of that conflict. George E. Buker’s Blockaders, Refugees, and Contrabands is such a book." —Journal of American History.

Fort Myers or Ft. Myers, is the county seat and commercial center of Lee County, Florida, United of the census, the population and in was estimated at 87, Together with the larger and more residential Cape Coral, it anchors a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) which comprises Lee County and has a population ofin Blockaders, Refugees, and Contrabands: Civil War on Florida'S Gulf Coast, (Alabama Fire Ant) by George E.

Buker Ph.D. | out of 5 stars 5. Read "Blockaders, Refugees, and Contrabands Civil War on Florida'S Gulf Coast, " by George E. Buker available from Rakuten Kobo. Chronicles the role of the East Gulf Blockading Squadron as an important Federal contingent in Florida.

"[Buker] ar Brand: University of Alabama Press. Coastal Florida had a refugee crisis as the war progressed. Escaped slaves ("contrabands") sought out the blockaders. Some joined the U.S. Navy.

White men and their families sought to avoid conscription or vengeful neighbors/regulators and eventually sought refuge with the blockaders. Print book: State or province government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Blockaders, Refugees, and Contrabands chronicles the role of the East Gulf Blockading Squadron as an important Federal contingent in Florida.

Get this from a library. Blockaders, refugees & contrabands: Civil War on Florida's Gulf Coast, [George E Buker; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)] -- Blockaders, Refugees, and Contrabands chronicles the role of the East Gulf Blockading Squadron in creating civil strife and warfare along the west coast of Florida during.

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Blockaders, Refugees, and Contrabands: Civil War on Florida'S Gulf Coast, [George E Buker] -- Chronicles the role of the East Gulf Blockading Squadron as an important Federal contingent in Florida.""[Buker] argues that the presence of Union sailors and their extensive contacts ashore did.

In earlier posts (3 Feb and 4 Oct ) we highlighted the importance of salt to the Confederacy, Florida’s role as a main producer of salt, and the Union Navy’s efforts to destroy salt works along the Florida gulf his book “Blockaders, Refugees and War on Florida’s Gulf Coast”, George Buker notes that the initial salt works raids were harassing.

In order to complete the coverage of the blockading squadrons, since Browning hasn't done one on the East Gulf Blockading Squadron, you'll want to look at George E. Buker's Blockaders, Refugees, and Contrabands: Civil War on Florida's Gulf Coast, It may not be by Browning, but is of definitely similar quality.