Category: CSS Nashville (1853), Confederate Navy, United States Civil War

Categories: Confederate Navy, United States Civil War

This category contains profiles of persons assigned to the CSS Nashville (1853).

CSS Nashville was a brig-rigged, side-paddle-wheel passenger steamer that served with the Confederate Navy during the Civil War. Originally a United States Mail Service ship, the USMS Nashville was built at Greenpoint, Brooklyn in 1853. After the fall of Fort Sumter, the Confederates captured her at Charleston and fitted her out as a cruiser. In 1862, she was commissioned as the privateer Rattlesnake and was destroyed by the USS Montauk on the Ogeechee River, Georgia in 1863.


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Person Profiles (2)

25 Oct 1845 Barbour, Alabama, United States - 10 Oct 1913
10 Dec 1811 Dinwiddie County, Virginia - 24 Oct 1894 photo

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