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Cahaba Prison and the Sultana Disaster

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Published by University Alabama Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Prisoners of war,
  • Prisons,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8073385M
    ISBN 100817311335
    ISBN 109780817311339
    OCLC/WorldCa48248821


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Cahaba Prison and the Sultana Disaster by William Bryant Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Cited by: 4. Cahaba Prison and the Sultana Disaster book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. With a death rate of 5 percent, Alabama's Cah /5. Bryant's Cahaba Prison and the Sultana Disaster remains a vital part of any library of Civil War history.

AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY William O. Bryant (–) was a longtime reporter, having worked for several newspapers and the United Press International wire service in. Bryant's Cahaba Prison and the Sultana Disaster remains a vital part of any library of Civil War history.

William O. Bryant (–) was a longtime reporter, having worked for Cahaba Prison and the Sultana Disaster book newspapers and the United Press International wire service in various locations throughout the Southeast. Although William Bryant’s book focuses mainly on the Cahaba Prison in Alabama, it does mention the SS Sultana quite extensively – a fact underscored by it also being referenced in the title.

This book dedicates the last two chapters to the Sultana disaster and its aftermath exclusively. While it might seem to skim data in comparison to 5/5. Started this book review about months ago with the intention of adding to it and didn't get back to it promptly.

Here we go. The 1st 4 chapters of the book cover the history of the Sultana itself and the mechanical problems it had,the release of the prisoners from Andersonville and Cahaba who would end up on The Sultana, the process by which The Sultana was chosen and it's final journey.

Over men who had been imprisoned at Cahaba perished in the Sultana disaster on Ap Selected Sources: Jesse Hawes, "Cahaba, A Story of the Captive Boys in Blue" New York, Burr Printing House, ; William O. Bryant, "Cahaba Prison and the Sultana Disaster" Tuscaloosa, University of Alabama Press, Three other books round out the respectable Sultana bookshelf.

First, Jerry Potter’s outstanding, The Sultana Tragedy: America’s Greatest Maritime Disaster (Jerry also wrote the main article in "Blue and Gray" magazine’s Sultana issue –Augustvol. vii, issue 6).

William O. Bryant’s contribution, from the University of Alabama Press, is Cahaba Prison and the Sultana Disaster, a. Cahaba Prison, also known as Castle Morgan, was a prisoner of war camp in Dallas County, Alabama where the Confederacy held captive Union soldiers during the American Civil prison was named Castle Morgan after Cahaba lawyer and Confederate Brigadier General John Tyler Morgan.

The prison was located in the small Alabama town of Cahaba, at the confluence of the Alabama and Cahaba. He tells of the violent struggles among Union inmates, a mutiny and flood that occurred during the final days of the camp, and the harrowing deaths of the liberated soldiers aboard the Sultana.

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[William O Bryant] -- "This is the Cahaba Prison and the Sultana Disaster book of the little-known prisoner-of-war camp on the banks of the Alabama River near Selma where 5, Union soldiers were interned during the latter part of the Civil War.

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Cahaba Prison And The Sultana Disaster. Author:. The keynote speech was delivered by steamboat scholar Gene Salecker, author of the book Disaster on the Mississippi.

The site of the reunion in Cahaba, Alabama (a.k.a., Old Cahawba) was chosen because many of those that died on the Sultana were Union prisoners that were freshly released from Cahaba Prison at the close of the Civil War.

Bryant documents the history of the Cahaba Prison, called Castle Morgan and the subsequent Sultana Disaster which caused the demise of many of the prisons last inhabitants. Great background and detail that helped us personally with family research.

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Lee Surrenders. "President Murdered!" "Booth Killed!" screamed the headlines of American newspapers in Aprilleaving little room for mention of a maritime disaster that to this day is America's worst.

On Apthe Sultana, a foot, wooden-hulled steamboat-smaller than the Titanic but carrying more passengers-exploded on the Mississippi River near Memphis, Tennessee.3/5(3). Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker.

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Title: CAHABA PRISON AND THE SULTANA DISASTER Author Name: Bryant, W. Categories: American Civil War, Publisher: The University of Alabama Press: ISBN Number: ISBN Number Binding: Hardcover Book Condition: Fair in Good dust jacket kg: kg Seller ID: Keywords: American Civil War.

The story of the Sultana is personal to my family, for my paternal great-great-great grandfather survived the disaster. His name was Daniel Garber, a private in the nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry.

He enlisted inwas captured inand then sent to the Cahaba prison camp in. Books, audio and images documenting the Sultana Maritime Disaster, Apthat killed more than men, women and children—primarily Union soldiers released from POW camps after the Civil :April, The country was in turmoil.

The U.S. Civil War had come to an end. Cahaba Prison and the Sultana Disaster by William O Bryant starting at $ Cahaba Prison and the Sultana Disaster has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. Three other books round out the respectable Sultana bookshelf.

First, Jerry Potter’s outstanding, The Sultana Tragedy: America’s Greatest Maritime Disaster (Jerry also wrote the main article in "Blue and Gray" magazine’s Sultana issue –Augustvol.

vii, issue 6). William O. Bryant’s contribution, from the University of Alabama Press, is Cahaba Prison and the Sultana Disaster, a.

Steamship Sultana After the Civil War ended in Aprilthe former antagonists arranged a prisoner parole agreement to return the former prisoners to their homes.

Many of the men held at Cahaba boarded the steamboat Sultana at Vicksburg, Mississippi, on Ap Tragically, three of the Sultana's four boilers exploded on the morning of April 27 as the boat struggled against a strong.

Cahaba Prison at Cahawba; Georgia. Andersonville Confederate Prison Records, ; NorthCarolina. Salisbury Prison at Salisbury, North Carolina; Virginia; Sultana Disaster; 3 Regular Army Officers; 4 Related Books; 5 Internet Sites; 6 References; Introduction Edit.

As many asmen might have. See also: article on Cahaba and Sultana disaster. In JanuaryCaptain Hiram S. Hanchett, of this Regiment [16th Ill Cav], was captured at Mount Pleasant, Tennessee, and taken to the rebel prison at Cahaba, Alabama. There he organized the sixty men he found in prison, systematized a plan of escape, and this band of brave overpowered the.

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The Sultana Descendants Association met earlier this Summer in Old Cahaba for their annual meeting. There is an excellent book Cahaba Prison and the Sultana Disaster by William O. Bryant and many of the victims are buried in Memphis at the Memphis National Cemetery.

This was an interesting read, but I feel like the book wasn't really about the Sultana so much as it was about the suffering endured by survivors who had been through the Civil War, the prison camps at Cahaba and Andersonville, and then finally the explosion of the Sultana/5(36).

The Sultana steamboat disaster inat the end of the Civil War, has been called America’s worst maritime disaster. More people died in the sinking of the riverboat Sultana than on the r, for a nation that had just emerged from war and was still reeling from the assassination of President Lincoln, the estimated loss of up to 1, soldiers returning home on the Mississippi.

Cahaba Prison and the Sultana Disaster: : Bryant, William O.: Libri in altre lingue. Passa al contenuto Ciao, Accedi. Account e liste Accedi Account e liste Resi e ordini. Iscriviti a. Prime Carrello. Tutte le categorie. VAI Ricerca Ciao /5(6). At Cahaba Prison, the population went up by prisoners by August of after it was first established two years ago to hold prisoners, but then increased quickly to 2, by October The population there would later reached its peak of 3, prisoners by March of about a month before the war ended.

If you discount Gettysburg and some of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War, the Sultana disaster ranks as perhaps the greatest tragedy after the years of woe the fighting wrought. Toiling homeward up the Mississippi River after the war’s end, 2, freed Union prisoners from Cahaba and Andersonville were on board, as well as a thousand.

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Sultana Surviving Civil War, Prison, and the Worst Maritime Disaster in American History (Book): Huffman, Alan: Baker & TaylorAn account of the tragic sinking of the Civil War steamboat describes how it was carrying an overload of paroled Union soldiers, the boiler explosions that ended the lives of more than 1, passengers, and the experiences of its COLL&;One of the.

Louis A. Brown, The Salisbury Prison: A Case Study of Confederate Military Prisons Wendell, NC: Avera Press, Broadfoot’s Bookmark, William O. Brynt, Cahaba Prison and the Sultana Disaster. Midstream, Ap -- Getting there -- War -- The raids -- Somewhere, the little brother -- Captured -- Cahaba -- Andersonville -- Going off alone -- Release -- Sold up the river -- The disaster -- In a dead man's pocket -- The beginning of the end -- Home.

REVIEWS & SUMMARIES Library Journal Review Booklist Review Publishers Weekly Review. : The Sultana Tragedy: America's Greatest Maritime Disaster () by Potter, Jerry and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books.

Sultana Disaster Museum in Marion tells the story of the nearby Mississippi River steamboat explosion and fire that caused 1, to 1, fatalities in The story of the Cahaba Prison outside of Selma, AL and the Sultana, which exploded while carrying newly released prisoners.

Valleys of the Shadow by Willene. Each account in books about the Sultana I read include the Annis family-many quoting her own words. As stated, the vast majority of the passengers were exchanged prisoners returning home from Andersonville and Cahaba prison camps.Cahaba Federal Prison.

Samuel Hill, a well-off planter and merchant of Cabawba, purchased two lots by the new Cahaba-Marion railroad in and began building a warehouse to store cotton. Things were looking up.

Then war came, and, as is the pattern in the town’s history, things quickly turned sour. The steamship 'Sultana' left New Orleans on April 21st, traveled to Vicksburg, Mississippi where it took on 1, federal soldiers and 35 officers, all recently released prisoners of war, most of them held at the prison camps of Cahaba (or Cahawba, near Selma, Alabama) and Andersonville (in southwest Georgia), and now finally headed for their.