Hunley Submarine Forensics

H.L. Hunley Civil War Submarine Human Remains
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For over a century historians have puzzled over the mystery of what happened the night the Civil War submarine H.L. Hunley disappeared in 1864. Sealed inside the time capsule were the remains of the crew (above), andas many historians hopedsome answers to over a centurys worth of lingering questions. The National Geographic Expeditions Council helped fund the raising of the Hunley and the analysis of the materials found inside.

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Gallery produced by Josh Wentz

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