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Birthplace of the Civil War

By Tom Huntington
October 2006
With attractions that range from the iconic-Fort Sumter-to the innovative-the submarine H. L. Hunley-Charleston, South Carolina, is an ideal location to explore the War Between the States' naval history.
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The Sea Battle that Shook an Empire

By Wade G. Dudley
October 2006
Although it lasted less than three hours and a third of the opposing fleets hardly fired a shot, the 5 September 1781 Battle of the Chesapeake Capes nevertheless had momentous ...
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On Our Scope

By Richard G. Latture, Editor-in-Chief
October 2006
This issue of Naval History features our second historical travel package. As its title implies, Tom Huntington's article, " Birthplace of the Civil War ," is about the important role ...