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The David
The First Submarine of the Civil War
-- Steam powered submarine takes on the largest ship in the Union Fleet --

By Capt. William T. Glassel (Ret.)

From the Memoirs of William T. Glassel
-- A First Person Account of America's History --

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Original Memoir on the taking of the USS Ironsides in 1863

The siege of Charleston is at hand and there is but one man who can stop it: Lt. William T. Glassell. A former decorated Union Naval officer, he joined the Confederacy, and stopped the siege of Charleston using the steam powered submarine – the CSS David.

The CSS David on Tradd Street in Charleston


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A Confederate Naval Officer in prison writes his memoirs of a steam-powered submarine he used to take revenge on Union ships.

The CSS David
The First Submarine
Of the Civil War

By William T. Glassell

5˝ x 8˝ Softcover
32 Pages - 6 Illustrations
-- 1st Submarine of the Civil War --
Based upon a first person account of the Pilot who came to Orange, Cal.
ISBN: 978-1891030-74-4
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