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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 battle gunboat. What they discovered used to be the invention of an entire life. pictures of recent the US: USS Cairo includes a photographic account of the invention, elevating, recovery, and upkeep efforts surrounding the Cairo. you'll feel the buzz and awe felt by way of those that witnessed the elevating. at the present time, humans from around the world are interested in stopover at this Civil conflict time tablet now in everlasting dry dock at Vicksburg nationwide army Park, the place commemorative occasions have happened when you consider that 1980; this assortment highlights quite a few those events.

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