Georgiana Shipwreck Map
Map by Dr. E. Lee Spence showing wreck of the Civil War steamer Georgiana, lost March 19, 1863, off present day Isle of Palms, South Carolina. Map includes a cross section of the part of the Georgiana’s hull.
This dispatch Charles Francis Adams told of the inspection of the steamer Georgiana before it left Glasgow. Adams was the American ambassador to Great Britain and the grandson of President John Adams and the son of President John Quincy Adams
Dispatch regarding the loss of Mary Bowers on the wreck of the Georgiana giving the location of the wrecks
Dispatch regarding the loss of Mary Bowers on the wreck of the Georgiana giving the location of the wrecks. Page 649 Volume 14 of the Official Records Union & Confederate Navies, photo © 210 by Edward Lee Spence.
Georgiana “Gone With The Wind” Relic Certificate
The pin on this notarized certificate was part of the Georgiana’s cargo of munitions, merchandise and munitions. Pins were extremely scarce during the Civil War and are mentioned in numerous books, including Gone With The Wind.
Admiral Dahlgren next to one of the big guns aboard the USS flagship Wissahicken. He was the designer of the gun, which bore his name.
These waters may hide the missing Confederate Gold…
Could the missing Confederate gold be hidden in these waters?
ORN, Volume 15, ORN, pp 658 and 659 re: loss of the Mary Bowers on the wreck of the Georgiana.
Photo copy of reports on pages 658 and 659 of Volume 15 of the ORN telling of the loss of the blockade runner Mary Bowers by running aground on the wreck of the Georgiana. From the private archives of Edward Lee Spence.