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The Sultana Saga: The Titanic of the Mississippi

By: Rex T. Jackson

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: J2358


On a cold night in late April 1865, on the mighty Mississippi River just north of Memphis, Tennessee, scores of unsuspecting souls suddenly found themselves desperately struggling for their lives after the boilers exploded on the riverboat steamer Sultana. The majority of the passengers had served their nation on Civil War battlefields and had spent time in the prison camps at Andersonville and Cahaba (Castle Morgan), and, now freed, were on their way home. Although more... View more info