Articles for tag: Mobile Bay, Reenactors, Submarines

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History of the CSS H. L. Hunley

The American Civil War saw innovation in naval warfare like no other war before it. In the face of an ever tightening blockade and loss of ports due to advances by the Union Army, the Confederate States were forced to be innovative in their efforts to break the blockade. One of the most effective an ...

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Haunted Places in Metro Atlanta

Metro Atlanta thrill-seekers looking for a good scare have plenty from which to choose. Why wait until Halloween? The area has more than its share of haunted habitats. According to atlanta.about.com, there are at least 10 haunted places in metro Atlanta to visit for some spine-tingling chills. But there is one hitch. Some of these ...

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Goex Black Powder Review

When it comes to black powder, Goex is the name that is synonymous across the United States for quality. Goex has been producing black powder for the United States military since 1802. Goex was first produced as DuPont brand black power. DuPont produced black powder for the United States military from the earliest days of ...

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The Spirit of Vincennes Rendezvous

On February 25, 1779 British Governor Henry Hamilton surrendered to Lt. Col. George Rogers Clark. Clark had led a group of Americans and French Canadians to victory in a siege that lasted less than two days. Since the 1970’s, the city of Vincennes has hosted the Rendezvous, a collaboration of the citizens of the city, ...

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Regency Era Historical Reenactments

Many people think historical reenactment activities are limited either to medieval era (from Renn Faires to the SCA) or to the era of the American Civil War. This however, couldn’t be farther from the truth, with reenactment groups existing on a broad range of times and places. One increasingly popular era for historical reenactment activities ...