Rebels in the deeper south

IT SOUNDS like the far-fetched plot to a swashbuckling pirate movie, but the tale of the CSS Shenandoah’s visit to Melbourne in 1865 is not even ”based on a true story”, as they say in Hollywood. It happened.

The Confederate ship created a storm when it sailed into Melbourne for repairs in 1865 towards the end of the American Civil War.

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