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Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - Misc Free
Arranged by soldier's surnames, these are images of card abstracts and personal papers never filed within a confederate soldier's original service record file. Papers were collected by the War Department and then placed in this series when their proper filing was uncertain or there was no other place to file them. The usual reason was that the information was insufficient or contained discrepancies and could not be positively identified with any soldier for whom there was a compiled service record.…More
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The submarine H. L. Hunley sunk early in its trials with 5 crewmen on board. This was only a test run and wasn't actually attacking a ship. It sunk again on Oct 15,1863, killing the designer Horace L. Hunley. It sunk again on February 17, 1864, during the first successful sinking of a ship by a submarine.
Annotation added: The submarine boat was sunk in prep to blow up a federal vessel &...
Added by: steve_cole ( 17 Mar 2014 )See all of steve_cole's Annotations
Unfiled Papers and Slips Belonging in Confederate Compiled Service Records. Original data from: The National Archives
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