Rebel Reefers

The Organization And Midshipmen Of The Confederate States Naval Academy


By James Lee Conrad

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The Confederacy’s only national naval academy was anchored in Virginia’s James River aboard the CSS Patrick Henry. While their Union counterparts at the U.S. Naval Academy studied at a safe distance from the war, the midshipmen of the Confederate States Naval Academy were sent on active duty to defend the South’s waterways. Using original Confederate documents and many previously unpublished letters and diaries, James Lee Conrad has compiled a fresh and scholarly study of a neglected subject.


On Sale
Sep 4, 2003
Page Count
224 pages
Da Capo Press

James Lee Conrad

About the Author

James Lee Conrad is a colonel in the U.S. Air Force Advocate General’s Department. He has spent a lifetime studying Confederate naval history and is the author of a previous book on Confederate military institutions. He lives in Ohio.

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