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Steve Robertson: Civil War Hero-Robert Smalls

Saturday, February 8, 2020 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Listen to a presentation by Steve Robertson about Robert Smalls who commanded Charleston's most powerful warship and sailed it past a formidable gauntlet of Rebel forces to freedom. As the war played out, his daring escape from deep within Southern territory set off a series of events that made Robert Smalls the most famous black man in the US.