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During the siege of Charleston of 1864, Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley becomes the first submersible to sink an enemy warship in wartime.
The U.S.S. Housatonic was the first ship ever sunk by a submarine. The second was the H.M.S. Pathfinder, sunk by the German U-boat, U-21, in the fall of 1914.
Gen. Pierre G.T. Beauregard:
And what about you, Dixon? What did you lose in this war besides a good chunk of your leg? Your wife. I do not wish to be... indiscreet, but I have heard the story. She was on a ferry boat that went down in the Tennessee River - hit by a torpedo... ...
The double eagle Dixon's wife gives him is accurate for the period but the image is backwards.
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