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  • Death on the Dark River: The Story of the Sultana Disaster in 1865
    Offers information about the disaster and one of its survivors, Emanuel Hush Yeisley.
    www.rootsweb.com/~genepool/sultana.htm
  • National Geographic: Remembering Sultana
    Article by Stephen Ambrose describing the disaster in which more than 1,700 Union soldiers and POWs died when three of the Sultana's four boilers exploded.
    news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2001/05/0501_river5.html
  • Sabotage of the Sultana...
    Offers arguments by D. H. Rule and Gene Eric Salecker for and against Rule's 2002 argument that Sultana explosion was due to sabotage.
    www.civilwarstlouis.com/boatburners/salecker.htm
  • Sultana Disaster Online Museum & Archives
    Provides information, photographs, and contemporary accounts of the worst shipwreck in American history.
    www.sultanadisaster.com
  • Wikipedia: Sultana (Steamboat)
    Hyperlinked article devoted to the Mississippi River paddlewheeler which was destroyed in an explosion on April 27, 1865, the greatest maritime disaster in United States history.
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sultana_Disaster
 



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