Monday, April 27, 2015
Journeys Into “The Shipwreck That Led Confederate Veterans To Risk All For Union Lives”

“The Shipwreck That Led Confederate Veterans To Risk All For Union Lives”

  A fascinating story found as a history posting at NPR.org on this anniversary of the event: On April 27, 1865, the steamboat Sultana exploded and sank while traveling up the Mississippi River, killing an estimated 1,800 people.┬áThe event remains the worst ┬ámaritime disaster in U.S. History (the Titanic killed 1,512 people). Yet few know Read Article

Posted by: Admin April 27, 20154:34 pm