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The Sultana Saga: The Titanic of the Mississippi

by Jackson, Rex T.
Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc
Retail Price: $18.00
Issue: Winter 2004
ISBN: 0788423584

This account of the sinking of the riverboat steamer Sultana recounts the incident that is estimated to cost the lives of 1,800 soldiers, most of whom had been prisoners of war at Andersonville and Cahaba. In addition to the history of the accident, the book includes a roster of those that were onboard the vessel.

review of The Sultana Saga: The Titanic of the Mississippi, by Jackson, Rex T., Civil War Book Review, (Winter 2004).