Apr. 27 ... Loss Steamer Sultana 1238 (aggregate losses - missing and killed)
Affair on Mississippi River near Memphis.
Destruction of Steamer "Sultana" with returning prisoners of war and discharged soldiers. Union loss, 1,238.
Dyer, Frederick H., A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, Compiled and Arranged from Official Records of the Federal and Confederate Armies Reports of the Adjutant Generals of the Several States, the Army Registers and Other Reliable Documents and Sources, Des Moines, Iowa: The Dyer Publishing Company, 1908
visits since 02/14/2004.
Page updated 05/23/2004