H L Hunley Crew Member - Click To Enlarge

Absolum Williams, CSA H L Hunley

On March 25, 2000, more than 2,500 people came to the old Magnolia Cemetery to bury five crew members with full military honors. They were buried alongside the H. L. Hunley’s second crew.

H L Hunley Crew Member - Click To Enlarge
H L Hunley Crew Member – Click To Enlarge

One of the earliest submarines, the first submarine to ever sink an enemy warship in battle, was the H L Hunley of the Confederate Navy. I’m pretty sure it was also the only submarine to be sunk three times. If at first…

 

 

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