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Who did Britain back in the American Civil War?

Posted on August 17, 2015 at 6:45 AM Comments comments (3183)

Britain’s influence on the American Civil War is hard to overstate, yet is often overlooked – while much the same can be said of the Civil War’s impact on Britain.


The Union, or North, went to war with the slaveholding Confederacy, or South, over the abolition of slavery on 12 April 1861. When the conflict ended four years later, it had cost more American lives than any other war in the country’s history – including both world wars and Vietnam...

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High Seas to Home

Posted on October 3, 2014 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (5589)

Life aboard a little ship in a heavy sea

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