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The Civil War at Sea

Thursday February 21
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Civil War at Sea concludes with three key episodes from the end of the war--the dramatic Battle of Mobile Bay, where Farragut delivered his famous cry: "Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!"; the battle of Wilmington, where combined naval and army forces successfully overran Fort Fisher, a giant earthwork fort called by one historian "the mightiest fortress in America"; and the remarkable cruise of the CSS Shenandoah, a round-the-world voyage of 58,000 miles, during which she captured thirty-eight prizes--mostly after Lee had surrendered, alas.

Sponsoring Gateway: Annapolis Maritime Museum

Cost: $17.00 per Person - $12.50 members, $17.50 public, $20 at the door

Registration Status: Open

Space Limited: Yes
 
Location: Annapolis Maritime Museum
723 Second Street
Annapolis, Maryland 21403
 
Event Contacts: Jean Gough (916) 806-2062
Mary Ostrye (410) 295-0104
 
For more information: www.amaritime.org


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