Guns of the Pee Dee: The Cannon Recovery

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This book recounts the historical and archaeological efforts to discover and recover three cannons wrapped up in the shroud of history and in the murky and meandering waters of the Great Pee Dee River near Florence, South Carolina. Jettisoned in the river by the crew of the Confederate gunboat Pee Dee in the waning days of the Civil War, these naval weapons inspired a lengthy, difficult, surprising, yet ultimately successful search for the three cannons. And, along the way the searchers explored the Mars Bluff Naval Yard, remains of the gunboat, and more importantly, forged together individuals and organizations founded on a mutual interest in uncovering and learning about the past naval activities at this forgotten and out-of-the-way theater during the Civil War....

Author: Ted L. Gragg
Publisher: Flat River Rock Publishing Co.
Published: 08/01/2018
Pages: 276
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 1.10lbs
Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.75d
ISBN13: 9780979457241
ISBN10: 0979457246
BISAC Categories:
- History | United States | Civil War Period (1850-1877)
- History | Military | General

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