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Secrets of a Civil War submarine : solving the mysteries of the H.L. Hunley / Sally M. Walker.

Author/Creator:
Walker, Sally M.
Publication:
Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, ©2005.
Format/Description:
Book
112 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 23 x 28 cm
Subjects:
H.L. Hunley (Submarine)
Submarines (Ships) -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations -- Submarine.
Charleston (S.C.) -- Antiquities.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- South Carolina -- Charleston.
H.L. Hunley (Submarine)
American Civil War (1861-1865)
Antiquities
Excavations (Archaeology)
Military operations, Naval -- Submarine.
Submarines (Ships)
South Carolina -- Charleston.
United States
H.L. Hunley (Submarine)
Submarines -- United States -- History.
United States -- History -- 1861-1865, Civil War -- Naval operations.
Childrens subjects:
H.L. Hunley (Submarine)
Submarines.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations.
Local subjects:
H.L. Hunley (Submarine)
Submarines (Ships) -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations -- Submarine -- Juvenile literature.
Charleston (S.C.) -- Antiquities -- Juvenile literature.
Form/Genre:
History.
Summary:
Presents the history of the Civil War submarine the H.L. Hunley, including the construction, mysterious sinking, recovery, and restoration.
Contents:
Prologue : a lost treasure
A seafaring stealth weapon
Climb aboard
Disaster
Lieutenant Dixon's mission
A stunning discovery
The Hunley talks
Buried treasures
In touch with the past
Forensic tales
Timeline
Glossary.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (page 110) and index.
Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal, 2006.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
Contributor:
George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
ISBN:
1575058308
9781575058306
OCLC:
56368642
Publisher Number:
9781575058306
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