On 13-Sep-1863 the captain and 16 crewmen of gunboat USS "Rattler" were captured inside the Rodney MS Presbyterian Church. An article about this incident is on the Jefferson County MS Genweb site:
This is my first stab at this sort of thing since college (Nixon was president.) I would appreciate any corrections, criticism, comments, especially on the Navy aspects. But no applause please, just throw money. Grin.
Bruce D. Liddell