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The Secretary of the Navy in the confederate government was Stephen Mallory, who even as a US Senator in the 1850s, was a force for naval modernization. He invested in new weapons--ironclads, mines and the submarine--to redress the confederacy's naval shortcomings.

The Secretary of the Navy in the confederate government was Stephen Mallory, who even as a US Senator in the 1850s, was a force for naval modernization. He invested in new weapons–ironclads, mines and the submarine–to redress the confederacy’s naval shortcomings.

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