The 150th Anniversary of the H.L. Hunley
This past Monday, February 17th, marked the 150th anniversary that the Confederate submarine, the H.L. Hunley, successfully attacked the USS Housatonic off the coast of South Carolina.
The Post and Courier’s columnist Brian Hicks puts readers right along the South Carolina coastline on the night of February 17, 1864 in his story, How the H.L. Hunley became the first submarine to sink an enemy ship.
Previous Hungry for History posts related to the H.L. Hunley
- Rotatin’ the H.L. Hunley Confederate Submarine
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- Complete Civil War submarine unveiled for first time