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Dandridge McRae (October 10, 1829 – April 23, 1899) was an American lawyer, court official, and Inspector General of Arkansas State Troops, as well as a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He served in several key battles that helped secure Arkansas for the Confederacy, prolonging the war in the Western Theater
|80k||CSS McRae at New Orleans, 1861. Former Mexican naval vessel, Marquis de la Habana seized as a pirate in 1860.
Refitted as a 830 ton steam sloop for commerce raiding, armed with one 9 inch pivot gun and six 32 pounders, by Naval Secretary Stephen Mallory. Photograph published in
Francis T. Miller's "The Photographic History of the Civil War", 1911. Courtesy of Frederick Way, Jr., 1941.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # NH 46483
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