The fascinating story of the many victories and defeats of the
South's navy. Included are stories of some of the Confederacy's most
dangerous warships<-->the little "Sumter," the Confederacy's first
cruiser commanded by that renowned raider, Raphael Semmes; the mighty
"Arkansas" with her captain, Isaac Brown, which fought two Federal
fleets simultaneously on a hot July day in 1862; the makeshift
gunboat "Cotton"; the little known commerce raider "Georgia"; and
the swift blockade runner "Advance".
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