Friday, April 27, 2001

Sultana: Titanic of the Mississippi

Written by: Darren Dedo
Case Filed: 4/27/01 - Jackson, Mississippi
Executive Producer: Rick Garner

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It was supposed to be a voyage home for Union soldiers that were former prisoners of war from Georgia and Alabama.
 
"The war was over," says author Jerry Potter. "The Union soldiers who had recently gotten out of Andersonville and Cahaba prisons, were not going to some battle, they were going home."

But tragedy happened.