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River of Fire

River of Fire
Product Description
On April 27, 1865 the great riverboat Sultana exploded on the Mississippi River near Memphis, TN It was the worst maritime disaster in U.S. history with an estimated 1800 casualties, most of whom were Union ex-prisoners of war finally on their way home. River of Fire is a historical fiction for young readers to learn about this relatively unknown tragedy through the journey of three fictional characters who are based on real people and their experiences on that fateful journey.
Total Pages
102 pages
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