Steering to Freedom

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ideas and images for the writing and cover of Steering to Freedom, a new novel about black Civil War hero Robert Smalls, by Patrick Gabridge, now published by Penmore Press.

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Here's an image of the Keokuk. Robert Smalls piloted this ship into the disastrous Battle of Charleston. The experimental hull on this ship proved no match for the guns of Ft. American Civil War, American History, Brown Water Navy, Fort Sumter, Monitor, Confederate States Of America, Navy Ships, Historical Pictures, Battleship

Here's an image of the Keokuk. Robert Smalls piloted this ship into the disastrous Battle of Charleston. The experimental hull on this ship proved no match for the guns of Ft. Sumter.

This is a model of the Planter that's been making the rounds as part of a traveling exhibition. It's not quite right--you'll see in photos that the prow is a bit a longer. Civil War Heroes, Discovery, Freedom, Traveling, 3d, Model, Photos, Reading, Liberty

This is a 3D model of the Planter that's been making the rounds as part of a traveling exhibition. It's not quite right--you'll see in photos that the prow is a bit a longer.

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Robert Smalls: Sea captain, politician, hero and slave

My race needs no special defense, for the past history of them in this country proves them to be the

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A Traveling Exhibition

Robert Smalls :: A Traveling Exhibition

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During the American Civil War, a black slave named Robert Smalls stole a Confederate steamship from under the noses of Southern troops—and sailed the vessel all the way to Union territory. Civil War Heroes, Union Territory, Union Army, African American History, American Civil War, Steamer, South Carolina, Civilization, Planters

This is a rare photo of the actual Planter. I believe this is from national archives (see the reference number), and should be in public domain.

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