WWII Veteran Ed Bearss

USS Cairo Gunboat

Raising the Cairo with Ed Bearss – Jan 13

Lost Ironclad Re-discovered It’s a treasure hunt story worthy of Indiana Jones, led by historian Ed Bearss. On Dec. 12, 1862, naval history was made when the Union ironclad USS Cairo (pronounced “KAY-row”), involved in the campaign against Vicksburg, was sunk in twelve short minutes in Mississippi’s Yazoo River. It was reportedly the …

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