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Part 6: Miscellaneous And Bibliography, Jack L. Dickinson 2017 Marshall University

Part 6: Miscellaneous And Bibliography, Jack L. Dickinson

C.S.S. Alabama: An Illustrated History

The Alabama claims were a diplomatic dispute between the United States and Great Britain that arose out of the U.S. Civil War. The peaceful resolution of these claims 7 years after the war ended set an important precedent for solving serious international disputes through arbitration, and laid the foundation for greatly improved relations between Britain and the United States.


Part 5: Exploration & Excavation, Jack L. Dickinson 2017 Marshall University

Part 5: Exploration & Excavation, Jack L. Dickinson

C.S.S. Alabama: An Illustrated History

During June and July 2001, the American CSS Alabama Association and the French Association CSS Alabama carried out an archaeological investigation of the remains of the Confederate commerce raider CSS Alabama. Under the direction of Dr. Gordon P. Watts Jr., American and French archaeologists, French volunteer divers and French Navy personnel cooperated in an examination of the wreck that took place between 6 June and 4 July. Objectives for the investigation included video and 35mm photographic documentation of the wreck, limited test excavation in the officer’s quarters and recovery of selected artifacts exposed on the bottom surface. Unfortunately the ...


Part 4: Battle With Uss Kearsarge, Jack L. Dickinson 2017 Marshall University

Part 4: Battle With Uss Kearsarge, Jack L. Dickinson

C.S.S. Alabama: An Illustrated History

“June 19: Lying off Cherbourg. Moderate breeze from the westward. At 10:20 am discovered the Alabama steaming out of the port of Cherbourg, accompanied by a French ironclad steamer and a fore-and-aft rigged steamer, showing the white English ensign. Beat to general quarters and cleared for action. Steamed ahead, standing offshore, being distant from land about 2 leagues; altered our course and approached the Alabama."

Official Records of Union and Confederate Navies, I, 3, p.64.


Part 3: Cruise Of The Alabama, Jack L. Dickinson 2017 Marshall University

Part 3: Cruise Of The Alabama, Jack L. Dickinson

C.S.S. Alabama: An Illustrated History

“The Alabama was built for speed rather than battle. Her lines were symmetrical and fine; her material of the best. In fifteen minutes her propeller could be hoisted, and she could go through every evolution under sail without any impediment. In less time her propeller could be lowered; with sails furled, and yards braced within two points of a headwind, she was a perfect steamer. Her speed, independent, was from ten to twelve knots; combined, and under favorable circumstances, she could make fifteen knots. When ready for sea she drew fifteen feet of water.”

Century Magazine, 31, April 1886, p ...


Part 2: Officers And Crew, Jack L. Dickinson 2017 Marshall University

Part 2: Officers And Crew, Jack L. Dickinson

C.S.S. Alabama: An Illustrated History

During the Civil War naval officers were divided into four categories for purposes of berthing and messing aboard ship: cabin, wardroom, steerage, and forward officers. The captain had a private state room, and higher ranking officers had small cabins, while lower ranks only had individual lockers. This was the arrangement of the officers of the CSS Alabama.


Part 1: Building Ship No. 290, Jack L. Dickinson 2017 Marshall University

Part 1: Building Ship No. 290, Jack L. Dickinson

C.S.S. Alabama: An Illustrated History

Classified as a bark-rigged sloop-of-war known as “hull 290,” built by Laird Shipbuilders in England, launched 15 May 1862.


The Call To End Conscription, Commission for Justice and Peace 2017 Columbia College Chicago

The Call To End Conscription, Commission For Justice And Peace

End Conscription Campaign

A pamphlet with the statement by the South African Catholic Bishops Conference explaining its call to end conscription.


Fast For A Just Peace, End Conscription Campaign 2017 Columbia College Chicago

Fast For A Just Peace, End Conscription Campaign

End Conscription Campaign

A pamphlet explaining the End Conscription Campaign’s “Troops out of the Townships” campaign and three week fast. Includes biographies of conscientious objectors, Ivan Toms, Harold Winkler, and Richard Steele.


Deciding About The Army? Conscription Counselling Service, Conscription Counselling Service 2017 Columbia College Chicago

Deciding About The Army? Conscription Counselling Service, Conscription Counselling Service

End Conscription Campaign

A pamphlet from the Conscription Counselling Service explaining the options for citizens in South Africa who are called to report for national service in the South Africa Defence Force.


Don't Give A War Toy This Christmas, End Conscription Campaign 2017 Columbia College Chicago

Don't Give A War Toy This Christmas, End Conscription Campaign

End Conscription Campaign

A flyer from the End Conscription Campaign advocating against the purchase of children’s toys that resemble weapons for Christmas.


Count The Cost Of War, End Conscription Campaign 2017 Columbia College Chicago

Count The Cost Of War, End Conscription Campaign

End Conscription Campaign

A flyer from the End Conscription Campaign addressing the monetary and emotional costs of the South African Defence Force’s efforts.


Rock Against The War, End Conscription Campaign 2017 Columbia College Chicago

Rock Against The War, End Conscription Campaign

End Conscription Campaign

A flyer promoting an event sponsored by the End Conscription Campaign.


What Has The Cost Of The War To Do With The Price Of Eggs?, End Conscription Campaign 2017 Columbia College Chicago

What Has The Cost Of The War To Do With The Price Of Eggs?, End Conscription Campaign

End Conscription Campaign

A flyer from the End Conscription Campaign advocating against military spending and a reallocation of those funds to agricultural efforts due to malnutrition and hunger for South African children.


End Conscription Campaign, End Conscription Campaign 2017 Columbia College Chicago

End Conscription Campaign, End Conscription Campaign

End Conscription Campaign

A flyer explaining the beliefs and positions of the End Conscription Campaign.


Stop The Call Up, End Conscription Campaign 2017 Columbia College Chicago

Stop The Call Up, End Conscription Campaign

End Conscription Campaign

A booklet explaining the End Conscription Campaign’s work and its positions regarding migrant labor, racial classification, detention and security legislation, farming, purchasing power, forced removals, pass arrests, migrant workers, and the South African Defence Force’s involvement with South African townships.


Working For A Just Peace, End Conscription Campaign 2017 Columbia College Chicago

Working For A Just Peace, End Conscription Campaign

End Conscription Campaign

A flyer explaining the End Conscription Campaign’s lobbying efforts.


Conscripts!, End Conscription Campaign Churches' Subgroup 2017 Columbia College Chicago

Conscripts!, End Conscription Campaign Churches' Subgroup

End Conscription Campaign

A pamphlet explaining why the End Conscription Campaign is fasting and praying for conscripts due to the association of the South African Defence Force with apartheid.


Back To School Blues?, End Conscription Campaign 2017 Columbia College Chicago

Back To School Blues?, End Conscription Campaign

End Conscription Campaign

A pamphlet promoting the End Conscription Campaign’s event to show the movie “Hair” (1979) to open a conversation about war and military service.


Township Residents!, End Conscription Campaign Churches' Subgroup 2017 Columbia College Chicago

Township Residents!, End Conscription Campaign Churches' Subgroup

End Conscription Campaign

A pamphlet explaining why the End Conscription Campaign is fasting and praying for South African Township residents as the South African Defence Force maintains a presence in the townships.


Namibians!, End Conscription Campaign 2017 Columbia College Chicago

Namibians!, End Conscription Campaign

End Conscription Campaign

A pamphlet explaining why the End Conscription Campaign is fasting and praying for Namibia due to the South Africa Defence Army’s illegal occupation.


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