Disaster on the Mississippi: The Sultana Explosion, April 27, 1865

Disaster on the Mississippi: The Sultana Explosion, April 27, 1865

CivilWarTalk

Lieutenant General
- ★★★ -
Managing Member & Webmaster
Joined
Apr 1, 1999
Location
Martinsburg, WV
CivilWarTalk submitted a new resource:

Disaster on the Mississippi: The Sultana Explosion, April 27, 1865 - by Gene Eric Salecker

View attachment 402686

Disaster on the Mississippi:
The Sultana Explosion,
April 27, 1865


by Gene Eric Salecker


At two o'clock in the morning on 27 April 1865, seven miles north of Memphis on the Mississippi, the sidewheel steamboat Sultana's boilers suddenly exploded. Legally...

Read more about this resource...
 
Top