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Thread #81820   Message #3910201
Posted By: GUEST
09-Mar-18 - 11:03 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Roll, Alabama Roll
Subject: RE: Origins: Roll, Alabama Roll
A murderous band, killing innocent civilians?

I don't think so: from Wikipedia

Upon the completion of her seven expeditionary raids, Alabama had been at sea for 534 days out of 657, never visiting a single Confederate port. She boarded nearly 450 vessels, captured or burned 65 Union merchant ships, and took more than 2,000 prisoners without a single loss of life from either prisoners or her own crew<\B><\U>.