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|This site is dedicated to the memory of the gallant and too often unknown sailors and marines of the War For Southern Independance and especially to the crew of the CS Steamer FLORIDA and to Capt. John Newland Maffitt (1819-1886), whose life and daring exploits having been explored have resulted in this endeavor.|
|The specialty of our
is to collect and catalog copies and originals of anything and
no matter how small and trivial, involving the Confederate
States Navy and Marines (a part of the
and to make this a one stop information center for serious researchers
and anyone who will help promote the knowledge around the world of
currently unknown Confederate heros. Our
is to make them all known and to provide
to others who do the same. The museum at this time is more
to information and education than artifacts, as those will come later
interest increases, however artifact donation is always welcome.
Funds are constantly needed for acquisitions.
At the present time we do not have a building to display the items. A plan is in the works for a floating museum and training vessel, possibly a reproduction of the ironclad CSS TENNESSEE, flagship of Admiral Franklin Buchanan in Mobile Bay. We will also have a presence in Pensacola, Florida.
|2. If you have a
Navy or Marine ancestor
or you are a CS Navy or Marine re-enactor or historian, let us know.
Tell us of your website if you have one.
CSN officers at Beauvior, Biloxi, MS.------Commander------------James River Squadron Marines-------Victoria, Australian Squadron at Taminick
|This is the
continuation of a permanent
and ongoing discovery process to be shared and with all proper
due contributors. One of our goals is to help
and link CSN
related museums around the world. Surprised? You will find them
Bermuda and Australia.
was the place that Confederate States Navy Officers, Secret Service Agents and blockade runners stayed.
Now it is a Confederate Navy Museum.