Civil War High Tech: Excavating the Hunley and Monitor from MIT World
The H.L. Hunley: The Secret Hope of The Confederacy
Always on the hunt for opportunities to inform my understanding of history, I’ve hit a gold mine. In addition to my fascination with the Civil War, I am equally passionate about maritime history and am a degreed engineer. Those three fields of study converge in a fascinating symposium hosted by the DeepArch Research Group in […]
On Dog Tags, Sunken Confederate Subs, and Graves Registration
The good folks at Hill and Wang sent me a review copy of Tom Chaffin’s book, The H.L. Hunley: The Secret Hope of the Confederacy which arrived today. I’m really jazzed about this since I wrote a post on the Hunley a while back (see On Dog Tags, Sunken Confederate Subs, and Graves Registration). Fascinating stuff. […]
Shockingly, Steere estimates that only 30 percent of soldiers who died in the Civil War were identified.