Hunley Submarine Forensics

H.L. Hunley Civil War Submarine Human Remains
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Joseph Ridgaway (left) was second-in-command of the H.L. Hunley and was born in Talbot County, Maryland. Experts were unable to determine the first name of Lumpkin (right). However, they were able to determine that he was one of the oldest crewmen on board. The National Geographic Expeditions Council helped fund the raising of the Hunley and the analysis of the materials found inside.

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