"CSS Shenandoah" finds out the war is over

August 2, 1865

CSS Shenandoah finds out the war is over

On a mission in the Pacific Ocean, the crew of the CSS Shenandoah were unaware the war ended in April. They didn't find out until August 2, 1865.

http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/sh-us-csa-sh/csash-sz/shendoah.htm