America’s Civil War was a time of great strife, with brother pitted against brother, the nation ripped apart, and…a boat full of whores floating upriver? Yes, you read that correctly. Inspired by New York State’s upcoming decriminalization of sex work, this week’s episode looks back at an early, surprisingly successful attempt to regulate sex work in occupied Nashville, Tennessee. But don’t worry–as with most successful attempts, this one comes along with plenty of ridiculousness before reason prevails. Did we mention the boatful of whores?