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Sat Nov 8, 2014, 10:01 PM

5. One Error in your Thread, it was FRENCH Troops, the Russian Fleet was defending the USA

 

The US Federal Government was allied with the Russians. The South was allied with England and France. In fact the Russian Fleet was based in Northern Cities and California during the US Civil War with standing orders to follow US Navy Orders if Britain to France intervened in the US Civil War.



http://historygallery.com/prints/PunchLincoln/1863czar/1863czar.htm

http://www.loyno.edu/~history/journal/1983-4/delehaye.htm

http://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/1935-05/visit-russian-squadrons-1863

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