1865. Instead of allowing the Yankee invaders to burn the CSS Jackson, the group of Confederates who built the Last Gray Lady decide to sail to Brazil. A retired naval officer, the author takes you on the trip south. How far could the vessel go before refueling? Where would the Yankees have tried to intercept? They were t going to allow the last Southern ironclad to escape. What would have happened when the finest casemate met the finest monitor? As on any long voyage, along the way a few fun things happen.