By Elizabeth Hoxie Joyner

Armed with an easy pocket compass, a small boat, and an excessive wish to locate the USS Cairo, 3 men�Edwin C. Bearss, Warren Grabau, and Max Don Jacks�set out at the Yazoo River on a funky autumn afternoon in 1956 to find the Civil struggle gunboat. What they discovered was once the invention of a life-time. pictures of contemporary the United States: USS Cairo encompasses a photographic account of the invention, elevating, recovery, and upkeep efforts surrounding the Cairo. possible experience the buzz and awe felt through those who witnessed the elevating. this present day, humans from worldwide are interested in stopover at this Civil battle time tablet now in everlasting dry dock at Vicksburg nationwide army Park, the place commemorative occasions have happened for the reason that 1980; this assortment highlights various those events.

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