The Curlew: The Life and Death of a North Carolina Steamboat, 1856-1862

Olson, Christopher
April 2006
North Carolina Historical Review;Apr2006, Vol. 83 Issue 2, p139
Academic Journal
Attempts to fill a void in the general knowledge of the history of gunboats in the Confederate navy and of steamboat operations in eastern North Carolina, by relaying the history of the Curlew, a relatively obscure North Carolina steamboat. Purchase by Dr. Thomas Warren of the steamboat Curlew; Operations of the Curlew; Importance for North Carolina and the Confederacy to obtain warships quickly to defend the coast, with the onset of the Civil War.


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