Thomas Edgeworth Courtenay Photo

Thomas Edgeworth Courtenay

Born: Apr 19, 1822

Death: Sep 3, 1875

Birthplace: Belfast

Nationality: United States

Thomas Edgeworth Courtenay

Date of Birth : Apr 19, 1822
Date of Death : Sep 3, 1875
Birth Place : Belfast

Thomas Edgeworth Courtenay was a member of the Confederate Secret Service and the inventor of the coal torpedo, a bomb disguised as a lump of coal that was used to attack Union steam-powered warships and transports.

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