Confederate acting master John Yates Beall

Wounded at Harper's Ferry in 1861, University of Virginia-educated John Yates Beall brought his war to the water when he began raiding Union shipping on the Chesapeake Bay from a base in Mathews.
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( (From "President Lincoln and the Case of John Yates Beall," published in 1911.) / October 4, 2013 )

Wounded at Harper's Ferry in 1861, University of Virginia-educated John Yates Beall brought his war to the water when he began raiding Union shipping on the Chesapeake Bay from a base in Mathews.

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