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INTERNATIONAL

CONFEDERATE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION OF BELGIUM

THE CHAB ABROAD

 

The "European fleet of the southern Confederacy" makes waves (June 2000)

Visit to Cherbourg in the framework of the excavations on the wreck of the Alabama. Presentation of Serge Noirsain's new book at the "Plein Ciel" bookstore with a press conference.

   

The CHAB in Great Britain (December 2000)

 

The CHAB is invited to a conference by the American Civil War Round Table of UK at the Army Museum of London.

   

The CHAB in the United States (March 2001)

G. Hawkins and S. Noirsain's trip to Arizona, New Mexico and Charleston. Meeting with the new Honorary President of the CHAB. Private visit of the "Hunley" submarine in the Warren Lasch Center.

   

The CHAB at Cherbourg over the wreck of the Alabama (June 2001)

Trip to Cherbourg in the framework of the excavations on the wreck of the Alabama. Four CHAB members accompany the French divers on the site of the wreck of the Confederate cruiser and examine the artifacts recovered.

   

Interview at Cherbourg by History Channel (June 2001)

Invited by History Channel television, the CHAB travels to Cherbourg for a filmed interview of S. Noirsain in the framework of the shooting of a documentary film on the CSS Alabama.

   

The CHAB in Rotterdam (May 2002)

Visit of the Maritime Museum of Rotterdam and of the "Buffel", an ironclad of the same class as the "CSS Stonewall" built in France for the Confederacy.

   

CHAB cocktail in honor of the American Civil War Round Table UK (May 2002)

 

The CHAB guides the ACWRTUK  members on the Waterloo battlefield and organizes a cocktail at its Club House.

   

Cherbourg, official site of the American Civil War (September 2004)

Personally invited by the Mayor and authorities of Cherbourg, the CHAB took part at the "Cité de la Mer" in the official ceremony declaring Cherbourg official site of the American Civil War. Private visit of the "Cité de la Mer" maritime museum and of the nuclear submarine "Le Redoutable".

   

The Free Press of Kinston (October 2004)

The Free Press of Kinston (North Carolina) comments on an article published in the CHAB News, about the Confederate deserters who were hanged in this town by General Pickett, in 1864.