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Museum lecture to assess the effectiveness of the Civil War naval blockade

A former history professor at the University of South Carolina believes the effort wasn't as successful as many have assumed

Historian Michael Brem Bonner, who is co-writing a book on the topic, has found that only one in six smugglers was caught. Also, English captains and crews, which had legal immunity that American smugglers lacked, often ran the blockades. In the end, the key to stopping trade was capturing Southern ports

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March 8, 2019

12:00PM - 1:00PM

Add to Calendar 03/08/201912:00 PM 03/08/201901:00 PM America/New_York Museum lecture to assess the effectiveness of the Civil War naval blockade Historian Michael Brem Bonner, who is co-writing a book on the topic, has found that only one in six smugglers was caught. Also, English captains and crews,... More info at www.columbiabusinessmonthly.com/events/159156/museum-lecture-to-assess-the-effectiveness-of-the-civil-war-naval-blockade South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum 301 Gervais St. , Columbia, SC 29201 axEakIwmdzNKaowyWmiv58927

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803-737-8095

Free

All Ages military history Civil War

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