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Wreck of the Clotilda

The Clotilda was the last ship to deliver captured Africans to U.S. soil to be sold into slavery, arriving in Mobile Bay in July 1860 with more than 100 captives onboard, many of whom eventually founded African Town (now Africatown).
From Historic Sketches of the South, Emma Langdon Roche, published in 1914