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Civil War gunship artifacts returned to Savannah River

More than 15,000 artifacts recovered from the wreckage of the confederate gunship CSS Georgia have been returned to the mud of the Savannah River. Leather boots, the hilts of swords — even a stray earring — were among the nearly 30,000 artifacts recovered this fall from the wreckage of the sunken

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