Sinking the Sultana: A Civil War Story of Imprisonment, Greed, and a Doomed Journey Home

┻ Free Download Format Kindle ⛅ Sinking the Sultana: A Civil War Story of Imprisonment, Greed, and a Doomed Journey Home  ▇ By Sally M Walker ◜ ┻ Free Download Format Kindle ⛅ Sinking the Sultana: A Civil War Story of Imprisonment, Greed, and a Doomed Journey Home ▇ By Sally M Walker ◜ Replete with vivid details, including the terrible conditions in Confederate prisoner of war camps, Walkers engrossing narrative builds to a horrific description of the terrified passengers actions and ensuing civilian rescue efforts Although Walker conveys astonishment, even outrage, that no one was held responsible for this tragedy, she presents the evidence with an even hand.Publishers Weekly starred review In addition to archival illustrative material, Walker makes extensive use of primary sourcesa finely detailed, well researched chronicle of a little known disaster.Kirkus ReviewsWalker sets the scene for the Sultana disaster as she describes the captains greed allowing 2,400 passengers when the legal capacity was 376 , the chief engineers decision to repair rather than replace a deteriorating boiler, the flooded river, and other factors that would come into play.History buffs, and even adults, will be the biggest fans of this crossover YA title.BooklistReaders who have already devoured the abundance of material on the Titanic will be drawn to the story of the Sultana, which despite being the worst maritime disaster in American history is often overshadowed A riveting and informative addition to nonfiction collections.School Library JournalFans of Walkers Secrets of a Civil War Submarine Solving Mysteries of the H L Hunley BCCB 6 05 already know her skill at illuminating maritime disaster from many angles here she investigates the suspected bribery, commercial greed, military ineptitude, and myriad fatal decisions possibly extending all the way up to President Lincoln himself that raised the disaster from sad to epicThis goes on every shipwreck aficionados must read list.Bulletin of the Center for Children s BooksThe worst maritime disaster in American history wasnt the Titanic It was the steamboat Sultana on the Mississippi River and it could have been prevented.In 1865, the Civil War was winding down and the country was reeling from Lincolns assassination Thousands of Union soldiers, released from Confederate prisoner of war camps, were to be transported home on the steamboat Sultana With a profit to be made, the captain rushed repairs to the boat so the soldiers wouldnt find transportation elsewhere More than 2,000 passengers boarded in Vicksburg, Mississippi on a boat with a capacity of 376 The journey was violently interrupted when the boats boilers exploded, plunging the Sultana into mayhem passengers were bombarded with red hot iron fragments, burned by scalding steam, and flung overboard into the churning Mississippi Although rescue efforts were launched, the survival rate was dismal than 1,500 lives were lost In a compelling, exhaustively researched account, renowned author Sally M Walker joins the ranks of historians who have been asking the same question for 150 years who or what was responsible for the Sultanas disastrous fate Sultana steamboat Wikipedia Sultana was a Mississippi River side wheel On April the boat exploded in worst maritime disaster United States history Greatest Maritime Disaster US History The boiler explosion of Steamboat on caused one deadliest fires ever and claimed lives than The Tragedy America s Greatest Greatest Jerry Potter FREE shipping qualifying offers Sultana, Titanic schip, De RMS Titanic het tweede van een drietal luxeschepen uit de Olympic klasse, die groot deel trans Atlantisch verkeer moesten verwerken Surviving Civil War, Prison, the Worst American History Alan Huffman In Civil War St Louis Missouri and A Case For Sabotage From groundbreaking North South magazine article, featured Channel Terror, PBS Detectives PS General Slocum PS sidewheel passenger built Brooklyn, New York, 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    • Format Kindle
    • 0763677558
    • Sinking the Sultana: A Civil War Story of Imprisonment, Greed, and a Doomed Journey Home
    • Sally M Walker
    • Anglais
    • 08 July 2017

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