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The Long Patrol - CSS H.L. Hunley, Charleston, and the Civil War 1863-2004 By Michael J. Kozlowski
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The Long Patrol means that no submarine failing to return home is ever "lost". After a patrol lasting 139 years, the Confederate States Submarine H.L. Hunley returned home. This work is a... More > description of how the world's first operational submarine was designed and built. As this part of the story is told, Horace Lawson Hunley and his Confederate officers come to life. On another level, this book is an indispensable social history of the Confederacy during its slow death. It concludes with a description of the burial of the crew of the H.L. Hunley, that links the events of the 1860s with those of 21st century America. In his discussion of the likely causes for the loss of the Hunley, Mike Kozlowski's description of exhaustion, exposure, cold, ever-decreasing oxygen levels and the multiplying factors of ill-health, concussion and long tern malnutrition all strike a resonant chord. Kozlowski's proposed explanations fit well with information gained during the recovery of the sunken submarine.< Less
The Hunley: The Civil War's Secret Weapon By Larry C. Kerr
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This is the story of those men, the crew of the H.L. Hunley, the first submarine to sink a battleship. The Civil War mission came to a tragic end when the Hunley disappeared shortly after completing... More > its task in the waters off the South Carolina coast in February 1864. The fate of the vessel and its crew remained a mystery until 1995. The novel is also a love story that survived for one hundred forty years. Among the men who served on the Hunley on its last mission, was its commander, Lt. George Dixon. It was rumored for years that Dixon's sweetheart, Queenie Bennett, gave him a gold coin that saved his life at the Battle of Shiloh. After raising the vessel, crews discovered the $20 gold piece. It was bent, just as it would be if it stopped a bullet. The coin was inscribed: Shiloh April 6, 1862 My life Preserver G. E. D< Less
The Hunley: The Civil War's Secret Weapon By Larry C. Kerr
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This is the story of those men, the crew of the H.L. Hunley, the first submarine to sink a battleship. The Civil War mission came to a tragic end when the Hunley disappeared shortly after completing... More > its task in the waters off the South Carolina coast in February 1864. The fate of the vessel and its crew remained a mystery until 1995. The novel is also a love story that survived for one hundred forty years. Among the men who served on the Hunley on its last mission, was its commander, Lt. George Dixon. It was rumored for years that Dixon's sweetheart, Queenie Bennett, gave him a gold coin that saved his life at the Battle of Shiloh. After raising the vessel, crews discovered the $20 gold piece. It was bent, just as it would be if it stopped a bullet. The coin was inscribed: Shiloh April 6, 1862 My life Preserver G. E. D< Less
The Long Patrol By Michael Kozlowski
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After a patrol lasting 139 years, the Confederate States Submarine H.L. Hunley has returned home. "The Long Patrol" describes how the world's first operational submarine was designed and... More > built. As this part of the story is methodically unveiled, the characters of Horace Lawson Hunley and the Confederate military officers who backed him come to life and step off the pages of the book. On another level, this book is an indispensable social history of the Confederacy during its slow death. It concludes with a description of the burial of the crew of the H.L. Hunley, . In his discussion of the likely causes for the loss of the Hunley, Mike Kozlowski's description of exhaustion, exposure, cold, ever-decreasing oxygen levels and the multiplying factors of ill-health, concussion and long tern malnutrition all strike a resonant chord. His is the most likely and well-substantiated explanation for the loss of the Hunley and one that fits well with information gained during the recovery of the sunken submarine.< Less