Dead Confederates, A Civil War Era Blog

Denbigh Arrives at Galveston

Posted in Memory by Andy Hall on August 25, 2014

August 25, 2014 makes the 150th anniversary of the blockade runner Denbigh‘s first arrival at Galveston. The little British paddle steamer had made five runs into Mobile before that post was closed off by the Union fleet at the Battle of Mobile Bay on August 5; she would go on to make a total of six successful runs in and out of Galveston during the remaining few months of the war.



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