Largest US Maritime Accident


Holy Cow! History: The Record-Setting Tragedy You’ve Never Heard Of

By the spring of 1865, a weary, war-torn nation had had enough. America’s deadliest war was sputtering to a bloody close. Its first president to die at an assassin’s hand had just been murdered and was awaiting burial. Next, the killer was killed. Then came a tragedy so immense, that it still holds a record