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Run the Blockade G. Clifton Wisler

Run the Blockade

G. Clifton Wisler

Published September 30th 2000
ISBN : 9780060292089
Hardcover
128 pages
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Fourteen-year-old Henry Severn is ships boy and lookout on the Banshee. This new British ship is designed to carry good through the line of Yankee ships blocking trade between the Confederate states and Britain during the Civil War. On their manyMoreFourteen-year-old Henry Severn is ships boy and lookout on the Banshee. This new British ship is designed to carry good through the line of Yankee ships blocking trade between the Confederate states and Britain during the Civil War. On their many runs through the blockade, Henry and the rest of the crew risk discovery and destruction by the U.S. Navy. Everyone is counting on Henry to spot the enemy ships. Will Henrys keen eyes save the Banshee from capture? Young readers will enjoy experiencing the high-seas adventure of ruining the blockade, as popular author and noted Civil War historical G. Clifton Wisler draws from historical accounts to tell this exciting story of Americas past.Books for the Teen Age 2001 (NYPL)