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Raising the Hunley by Brian Hicks

Raising the Hunley

The Remarkable History and Recovery of the Lost Confederate Submarine

by Brian Hicks

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Abridged Edition
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6 Hrs. 37 Min.
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The history of the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley is as astonishing as its disappearance. On February 17, 1864, after a legendary encounter with a Union battleship, the iron "fish-boat" vanished somewhere off the coast of South Carolina. For more than a century the fate of the Hunley remained one of the great unsolved mysteries of the Civil War. Then, on August 8, 2000, with thousands of spectators crowding Charleston Harbor, the Hunley was raised from the bottom of the sea and towed ashore.

Now award-winning journalists Brian Hicks and Schuyler Kropf offer new insights into the Hunley's final hours and recount the amazing true story of its recovery. Dramatically told, filled with historical details and contemporary color, Raising the Hunley is one of the most fascinating books about the Civil War to appear in years.

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  • Published: 2002
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: R001109
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