3753Re: [civilwarwest] C.S.S. H. L. Hunley
- Apr 3, 2001Message text written by INTERNET:firstname.lastname@example.org
>In a message dated 4/3/01 12:02:59 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
<< I am unaware of any plans for a monument to the C.S.S. H.L. Hunley
and her brave crew. Additionally, I most sincerly hope that this
continues on a high scientific level, and not be subjected to the
"social pot stirrings" of the Confederate flag issue.-----Dan >>
Eventually the remains of the Hunley's crew will be interred in Magnolia
Cemetary in Charleston, along side of the other crew members that died when
it sunk twice before, and along side of the grave of Hunley himself. There
is already a monument there describing the deeds of these men.
Last May, Rick Hatcher, Chief Historian of Fort Moultrie and Sumter (and
co-author of the book "Wilson Creek".) took a group of us there and
mesmerized us with a talk about all the history of the Hunley.
Your obedient servant,
Small world and all of that. I know the other co-author, William Garrett
Piston, from the Longstreet equestrian statue at Gettysburg project.
Piston and Hatcher started the book when Hatcher was historian at Wilson's
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