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What researchers are learning about pirate weapons!
Armaments from Blackbeard's ship showcase the art of violence on the high seas.
By Jeff Hampton, The Virginian-Pilot
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Meet the unstoppable Mr. Smalls
He would go on to share intelligence with the U.S. Navy, fight in 17 naval battles, rise to the rank of major general, overcome illiteracy, publish a newspaper, win state and congressional offices, serve as a U.S. collector of customs and become master of his master’s plantation house. But first he had to hijack a Confederate steamer.
By Gerald S. Henig, America's Civil War Magazine
Coast Guard member reprimanded for flashing controversial gesture on MSNBC
He was upbraided in administrative letter of censure signed by Capt. John Reed, the head of Hurricane Florence response efforts in Charleston, S.C.
By Carl Prine and Jon Simkins