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Read the Latest Developments on Raising, Restoring and Displaying the Submarine Hunley.

Internet Links from the Study Guide

This list is periodically checked to insure that the links are still active. New links are also added as they become available. These new links may not show up in the Study Guide that you have but will be added to future additions. The links are organized in the same order as the  Topics in your Study Guide. Last Updated on September 10, 2013.

To activate the desired link, click on the address given.

The Civil War at Charleston Unit

Topic 1 - Children's Lives in Civil War Charleston

Information about present day Charleston.
(http://www.segetaway.com/Charleston/index.html).
Example of Large Plantation
(http://www.segetaway.com/Charleston/Middleton/index.html)
The Home Page of The Citadel.
(http://www.citadel.edu/)
Stories told by the slaves themselves.
(http://metalab.unc.edu/docsouth/neh/neh.html) This link is no longer active.
Excellent school site about Civil War
(http://www.howard.k12.md.us/res/civwr/cw1.html) This link is no longer active.
Description of how the concept of Indentured Servant changed to
permanent slavery for Africans

(http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part1/1narr3.html) This link is no longer active.

For Optional Section on Clothing and Fashion

About Clothes

( http://members.tripod.com/~histclo/index.html)
(http://www.victoriana.com/lady/palmer.html)
(http://members.tripod.com/Prital/colonialc.html) This link is no longer active.

Topic 2 - Causes of the Civil War
Excellent elementary school site about Civil War
(http://www.howard.k12.md.us/res/civwr/cw1.html) This link is no longer active.
Topic 3 - The Start of the War
Excellent school site about Civil War.
(http://www.howard.k12.md.us/res/civwr/cw1.html) This link is no longer active.
National Park Service Home Page for Fort Sumter
(http://www.nps.gov/fosu/)
National Park Service Page for Fort Moultrie
(http://www.nps.gov/fomo/)
View of Fort Sumter today
( http://juniorhistory.com/ftsumter.html)
View of Fort Moultrie today
(http://juniorhistory.com/ftmoult.html)
Topic 4 - Who Was Fighting
Excellent school site about Civil War.
(http://www.howard.k12.md.us/res/civwr/cw1.html) This link is no longer active.
The Civil War in Charleston
(http://www.awod.com/gallery/probono/cwchas/main.html)This link is no longer active.
Topic 5 - The Blockade
Excellent school site about Civil War.
(http://www.howard.k12.md.us/res/civwr/cw1.html) This link is no longer active.
The Civil War in Charleston
(http://www.awod.com/gallery/probono/cwchas/main.html) This link is no longer active.

Topic 6 - Shortages

Description of food available in South and some substitutes that were used.

(http://www.foodhistory.com/foodnotes/leftovers/dstorm.htm)


  The Confederate Submarine H.L. Hunley version of the Unit
( See the CSS David version following)

Friends of the Hunley site:
 (http://www.hunley.org)
Junior History Press
 (http://juniorhistory.com)

Topic 1 - Building the Hunley
Topic 2 - Diving with the Hunley

Topic 3- Disaster and Misfortune

Topic 4- Practicing for the Attack

Tides in Charleston Harbor
(http://tbone.biol.sc.edu/tide/tideshow.cgi?site=Charleston%2C+South+Carolina)
Topic 5- The Housatonic
Topic 6 - The Lost Hunley is Found

The Charleston.Net archive feature can be reached by logging on to the site:
(http://www.charleston.net/)
Topic 7 - The Hunley is Recovered
Junior History Press
(http://juniorhistory.com/recovery.html)
Friends of the Hunley
Preparing for Recovery
(http://www.hunley.org/main_index.asp?CONTENT=photo1)
Recovery Day
(http://www.hunley.org/main_index.asp?CONTENT=photo2)
Close Up Photos of Hunley After Recovery
(http://www.hunley.org/main_index.asp?CONTENT=photo3)
Topic 8 - Finding the Truth
Hunley Funeral Photographs
(http://lakevillagearkansas.net/ipw-web/gallery/2004-Hunley-Funeral) This link is no longer active.
Friends of the Hunley
The Conservation Lab
(http://www.hunley.org/main_index.asp?CONTENT=CONLAB)
Excavation Inside Sub
(http://www.hunley.org/main_index.asp?CONTENT=EXCAVATION)
Many Close Up Views of Excavation Inside Sub
(http://www.hunley.org/main_index.asp?CONTENT=CONLABGALLERY)
The Gold Coin
(http://www.hunley.org/main_index.asp?CONTENT=GOLDCOIN)
The Chamberlin Tag
(http://www.hunley.org/main_index.asp?CONTENT=IDTAG)
Some of the Jewelry Found
(http://www.hunley.org/main_index.asp?CONTENT=press&ID=93)
Topic 9 - Differences
Charleston Museum Replica
(http://juniorhistory.com/replica.html).
Topic 10 - Controversies

Topic 11 - The Charleston Museum and the Hunley
Charleston Museum Replica
(http://juniorhistory.com/replica.html).
South Carolina State Museum replica in Columbia, South Carolina.
(http://www.museum.state.sc.us/)
Mobile, Alabama replica at the Battleship Alabama Memorial Park.
(http://www.rddesigns.com/saga/subsaga_p3.html).
Graphics Used in Unit
(http://www.jewish-history.com/Clipartgallery/clipart.htm)


  The Confederate Steam Torpedo Boat CSS David version of the Unit

Junior History Press
 (http://juniorhistory.com)
Topic 1 -Building the David
(http://juniorhistory.com/davidreplica.html).
(http://juniorhistory.com/davidmodel.html).
(http://juniorhistory.com/modelfwd.html).
(http://juniorhistory.com/modelmid.html).
(http://juniorhistory.com/modelaft.html).
Topic 2 - Operating the David
Topic 3 - The New Ironsides
Tides in Charleston Harbor
(http://tbone.biol.sc.edu/tide/tideshow.cgi?site=Charleston%2C+South+Carolina)
Topic 4 - Further Action
Topic 5 - More Davids
Topic 6 - The David Revisited
(http://juniorhistory.com/davidreplica.html).
(http://juniorhistory.com/davidmodel.html).
(http://juniorhistory.com/modelfwd.html).
(http://juniorhistory.com/modelmid.html).
(http://juniorhistory.com/modelaft.html).

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