Confederate Privateers

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Confederate States Navy - History - Privateers
... On April 17, 1861, Confederate President Jefferson Davis invited applications for letters of marque and reprisal to be granted under the seal of the Confederate States ... called a special session of Congress on April 29 to formally authorize the hiring of privateers in the name of the Confederate States ... On May 6 the Confederate Congress passed "An act recognizing the existence of war between the United States and the Confederate States, and concerning ...

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