Episode 103 The worst maritime disaster in US history occurred on April 27, 1865. Overshadowed by the end of the Civil War and assassination of President Lincoln, the death of nearly 1800 souls was not front page news and conspiracy theories of how the ship went down were rampant FOLLOW AND LISTEN: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Pandora | RSS Feed… Continue reading Episode 103 Disaster on the Mississippi Tragedy of the SS Sultana
Show update and preview of patron exclusive Southern Mysteries Shorts. Listen to the story of Jacob Miller, the most remarkable survivor of the Civil War. Jacob Miller, after the Civil War. Photo: Public Domain Jacob Miller survived a bullet wound to the head during a battle in the Civil War. Miller wears his medal of… Continue reading Show Update and Patreon Preview
Duels were common in America until the end of the Civil War. They were most common in the south where the slightest offense could result in a challenge with duelists following a “polite” code of honor.
The ruins of Windsor are among the most photographed historic sites in Mississippi. Twenty three towering columns that cast long shadows on the history of the once grand mansion and places like it across the American south.
The Magnolia Hotel in Seguin, Texas is one of the most haunted hotels in the state. 13 spirits are attached to the hotel including Emma Voelcker, a 12 year old girl whose killer stayed at the hotel the night of her murder.