Book ‘To the Uttermost Ends of the Earth’ by Phil Keith & Tom Clavin

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The Epic Hunt for the South’s Most Feared Ship ― and the Greatest Sea Battle of the Civil War
The enthralling story of the greatest Civil War battle at sea by the award-winning and bestselling historians Phil Keith and Tom Clavin. On June 19, 1864, just off the coast of France, one of the most dramatic naval battles in history took place. On a clear day with windswept skies, the dreaded Confederate raider Alabama faced the Union warship Kearsarge in an all-or-nothing fight to the finish, the outcome of which would effectively end the threat of the Confederacy on the high seas. Authors Phil Keith and Tom Clavin introduce some of the crucial but historically overlooked players, including John Winslow, captain of the USS Kearsarge, as well as Raphael Semmes, captain of the CSS Alabama...
Publisher: Hanover Square Press; Original edition (April 12, 2022)  Pages: 320 pages  ISBN-10: 1335471413  ISBN-13: 1335471413  ASIN:‎ B093Y8KKZB

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Tom Clavin is a New York Times bestselling author of books of history and nonfiction. He has worked as a newspaper and website editor, magazine writer, TV and radio commentator, and a reporter for the New York Times. He has received awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, Marine Corps Heritage Foundation, and National Newspaper Association. Phil Keith is the author of several books, including Blackhorse Riders, which won the 2012 award from USA Book News for Best Military Nonfiction, was a finalist for the 2013 Colby Award, and earned a 2013 silver medal from the Military Writers Society of America. He holds a degree in history from Harvard and is a former US Navy aviator. During three tours in Vietnam, he served with distinction and was awarded, among other decorations, the Purple Heart, the Air Medal, the Presidential Unit Citation, and the Navy Commendation Medal.