July 20, 2020

Honoring Our Confederate Heritage & Virtues

presented by Ultimate Flags LLC

From Dixie to the Land of the Rising Sun

History moves in strange ways. Consider the case of the Confederate ship CSS Stonewall, which never fired a shot during the Civil War. The ship was built in France to serve the Confederate navy, but thanks to staunch Union diplomatic opposition, eventually ended up in Washington without firing a shot. Ultimately the Japanese bought it from the Washington navy yard for $400,000 in 1867 and brought it to Japan.

From Dixie to the Land of the Rising Sun