Monthly Archives: October 2018

The Sinking of the Albemarle and The Rising of the Sea

Mighty Hurricanes and Deadly Floodwaters One moonless night in 1864 a Union patrol boat, silent, brazen, dared to approach a colossal armored vessel that had been cruising Albemarle Sound and disabling Union ships with outstanding success. This mighty steel-clad Confederate … Continue reading

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