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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., chapter 48 (search)
Notwithstanding the uncomplimentary manner in which Captain Semmes had treated the flag which has braved a thousand years the battle and the breeze, when tile Alabama arrived at her next port and anchored off the little town of Malacca, the English officers and inhabitants went wild over her. After leaving this place, Semmes fell in with an English vessel, the master of which gave him such information as enabled him to capture two large American ships in that vicinity. the Sonora, of Newburyport, and the Highlander. of Boston. When the Master of The Alabama off Capetown. From a sketch by Rear-Admiral Walke. the Sonora came on board the Alabama, he said pleasantly to Captain Semmes: I have been expecting you for the last three years. Semmes answered that lie was glad the Captain had found him after so long a search. It is some such search, replied the other, as the devil may be supposed to make after holy water! This good humor saved the captives from imprisonment, and the