The Alligator was an early Civil War submarine built by a Frenchman – this site has a short history of the submarine and some nice images of the inventor’s hand drawn plans. 9 more words
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Came across this while looking up ironclads – turns out two American Monitors were sold to Peru after the Civil War.
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Here is a link to a great article from Mark Ragan about Singers Secret Service Corps – http://www.historynet.com/singers-secret-service-corps-causing-chaos-during-the-civil-war.htm