December 1,This day during the American Civil War

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December 1, 1861 – The Union gunboat, USS Penguin, captured the Confederate blockade-runner, Albion, and its cargo. The Albion was carrying some much needed supplies for the Confederacy. The Albion’s cargo included varios foodstuffs, tin, copper, and some military equipment worth near $100,000.



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