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Cannon recovered from Civil War wreck

A 9,000-pound cannon has been recovered from the wreck of the CSS Georgia, which was scuttled in the Savannah River in 1864. As the mechanized stage of recovery began in earnest this week, marine archaeologists working on the CSS Georgia had just started to dig in for the long haul –

5,000lb-piece of CSS Georgia recovered

An 64-square-foot section of the ironclad CSS Georgia which was scuttled in 1864, has been recovered from the Savannah River in Georgia. When a weather-and-tide window opened Tuesday evening, they were able to secure the 8-foot-long casement section and lift it by crane onto a barge anchored near historic Old Fort

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