Reunion photo of survivors of the 3rd Tenn.

Cavalry Reg. (US) reunion meeting in Knoxville in the late 1890s. The photo was copied by Norman Shaw in the late 1980s from the original owned by Si Keeble, son of one of the survivors. Thats Sis dad, Pleasant Keeble, sitting on the first row to the extreme right holding a scroll in his hand. (He looks like Teddy Roosevelt!) Photo courtesy of Norman Shaw and the Keeble family.

More information about the Sultana disaster and recent news articles are available at the following links:

Association of Sultana Descendants and Friends: Sultana Remembered

Greatest maritime disaster in U.S. history may become tourist draw in Northeast Arkansas

Sultana Kickstarter Campaign

Jerry O. Potter: The Sultana Tragedy: America's Greatest Maritime Disaster

Gene Salecker, Disaster on the Mississippi: The Sultana Explosion, April 27, 1865

Surviving the Worst: The Wreck of the Sultana at the End of the American Civil War

The Sultana Disaster; Further Details of the Calamity. Published: May 4, 1865

From Middle-earth to Memphis: Sean Astin Hosts Sultana Screening The Forgotten Story of America’s Titanic, 150 Years Ago

NPR: The Shipwreck That Led Confederate Veterans To Risk All For Union Lives

Boston Globe: 8 Reasons Why We Forget Some Historical Events

Daily Beast: The Prisoner of War Disaster Overshadowed by Lincoln’s Death

Sultana disaster on Mississippi took its toll on Cincinnati

8 Alliance OH Area Soldiers Perished in Sultana Explosion

Knoxville’s Nearly Forgotten Memorial to America’s Deadliest Maritime Disaster

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