Category: CSS Sumter (1861), Confederate Navy, United States Civil War

Categories: Confederate Navy, United States Civil War

This category contains profiles of persons assigned to the CSS Sumter (1861).
CSA Naval Ensign 1863-1865
CSS Sumter, converted from the 1859-built merchant steamer Habana, was the first steam cruiser in the Confederate States Navy. She operated against American shipping between July and December 1861, taking 18 prizes, but was trapped in Gibraltar by Union warships. Decommissioned, she was sold and reverted to merchant service as Gibraltar in December 1862.
Commanders: Raphael Semmes


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Person Profiles (4)

1831 Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama - 20 Apr 1905 photo
17 Dec 1835 Marion County, South Carolina, United States - 1893 photo
1832 Louisiana - 1885 photo
1835 South Carolina - 07 Aug 1862 photo

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