Tag Archives: blockade runners

On Dark Nights: Blockade Runners Supplying The Confederacy

“The Confederate Steamer Lilian, of which I was then Purser, was chased for nearly a hundred miles from Cape Lookout by the U. S. Steamer Shenandoah, which sailed a parallel course within half a mile of her and forced the … Continue reading

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Maine at War: February 2021

Here’s what our friend Brian Swartz was up to in February at his blog, Maine at War: February 3, 2021: The 4th Maine’s Johnnies come marching home, part 2 A local band plays an appropriate tune as the 4th Maine … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 2/27-3/5/17

Who is your favorite Civil War era admiral or captain? Why?

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