Thunder on Ol’ Man River

The USS Hartford, Admiral David Farragut’s flagship and four gunboats of the Mississippi River Squadron appear in the second novel of my Shiloh Trilogy.

USS Cairo Museum

The combined efforts of salvage, preservation, and restoration have resulted in a wonderful exhibit of a Civil War era ironclad gunboat that is not to be missed.

To read a fine article on the discovery, salvage, and preservation of the USS Cairo, click here.