Episode 103 The Sultana Disaster
The worst maritime disaster in US history occurred on April 27, 1865. Overshadowed by the end of the Civil War and assassination of President Lincoln, the death of nearly 1800 souls was not front page news and conspiracy theories of how the ship went down were rampant
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Sultana Disaster Museum sultanadisastermuseum.com
The Sultana Association of Descendants and Friends thesultanaassociation.com
Sultana: A Tragic Postscript to the Civil War. American History Magazine. August 1998
Surviving the Worst: The Wreck of the Sultana at the End of the American Civil War. Mississippi History Now. October 2009
The Shipwreck That Led Confederate Veterans To Risk All For Union Lives. NPR News. April 27, 2015
Waiting Alone in the Dust by Lobo Loco. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
Virtues Instrumenti by Kevin MacLeod. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Source: http://incompetech.com.
Theme Song “Dark & Troubled” by Pantherburn. Special thanks to Phillip St Ours for permission for use.