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In commemoration of the 155 years since the Civil War - or more appropriately in the vernacular of the day - The War of the Slaveholders' Rebellion - we are featuring a quote and picture of the day from the Naval Records
Thu Dec 05 1861|
LT Werden, USS Stars and Stripes, writes FO Goldsborough, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, that he engaged two rebel Steamers exchanging shots at three miles range to no effect. At least one rebel shell landed near the ships in the harbor near Hatteras Inlet.
SECNAV orders LT R Wyman, to assumed command of the Potomac Flotilla.
SECNAV orders LT Harrell to take the USS Union to Philadelphia and then to take command of the USS Miami.
Teachers and Educators - we have several Civil War presentations covering the US Navy throughout the Civil War which include our portable museum, Submarines, and key naval and land battles. Check out our Civil War section for more details. We also have several presentations on astronomy for all age groups
Proud to be an organizational partner of Connecticut Civil War Commemoration sponsored by Central Connecticut State University.
|Dates||Upcoming Civil War Events||Topic|
|1-3 APR 2016 ||Shiloh National Military Park|
Pittsburg Landing, TN
|13-15 MAY 2016 ||Ashbel Woodward Museum |
North Franklin, CT
|29 MAY 2016 ||Fort Trumbell, New London, CT ||Living History|
|3-5 JUN 2016 ||Lynn |
|18-19 JUN 2016 ||Sub Force Museum |
|19-21 AUG 2016 ||Schulyer Flatts, |
|30 SEP-2 OCT 2016 ||Look Park |
|School teachers - see the Civil War pages for how you can add excitement to your classroom on this topic.|
|Want to know what the Navy was doing 155 years ago? Let us give you a briefing, much as would be given to the President or Congress, outlining what the 6 major squadrons and 1 flotilla were accomplishing.|
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