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 Posted: Sun Aug 27th, 2006 03:54 pm
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Grumpy Geezer

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Location: Tennessee USA
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I'm 99% sure there were no land engagements, at least not in the way I'd use the word. I guess it's possible they mean the draft riots. Another possibility -

"One daring raider, Tallahassee, sank a schooner off New Jersey, then sailed into New York Harbor. An unsuspecting and unobservant harbor pilot, hustling for a job, came aboard, and was astonished to find the Confederate flag flying. The Tallahassee sank 6 ships in 6 hours outside New York before moving north to attack coastal and transatlantic trading vessels."

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