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In April of 1861, shortly after Virginia seceded from the Union, Gosport Naval Yard, Norfolk, Virginia was destroyed by the Union Navy.  They decided to do so before Confederate soldiers could capture it.  However, a ship was captured and refurbished.  It later became one of two ships that defined the future of sea warfare. What was the name of the ship? What was the name of the famous battle?

In April of 1861, shortly after Virginia seceded from the Union, Gosport Naval Yard, Norfolk, Virginia was destroyed by the Union Navy. They decided to do so before Confederate soldiers could capture it. However, a ship was captured and refurbished. It later became one of two ships that defined the future of sea warfare. What was the name of the ship? What was the name of the famous battle?

Gosport Naval Yard in Norfolk, Virginia.  To find out who in my novel fought in this famous battle, read Storm Over Fauquier.

Gosport Naval Yard in Norfolk, Virginia. To find out who in my novel fought in this famous battle, read Storm Over Fauquier.

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