Today In Civil War History: August 24th

August 24th, 1862
CSS Alabama is Born

CSS Alabama

CSS Alabama

Two ships met off the Azores Islands today and a new ship name was created. Several of the crew, and most of the stores, of the supply ship were transferred to the new ship Enrica, and she got a new name.  The new name was the CSS Alabama, commerce raider and terror of Union ship captains and insurance companies.

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