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Robert Smalls
And The
Hijacking of CSS Planter

Robert Smalls was born in 1839 in Beaufort, South Carolina.  Being of African descent, you might probably assume that he was born a slave. . . and you’d be right. Robert spent his early years living in his master’s house.  When he turned 12, however, his master shipped him off to Charleston where he was leased out to   Read More. . .

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