Raising The Sultana

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  • Wreck Of The Sultana

    No single event during the war so startled and shocked the North as that which has since been known as the "Sultana Disaster." On the 23rd day of April, 1865, the steamer Sultana left Vicksburg with a total of passengers and crew of 2,141 persons. Of this number thirty-five were Federal officers and 1,996 Federal soldiers, recently having been released from Catawba, Enterprise and Anders...

    Read More | Roshan Gautam | 20 January 2013 | Comment(s)