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Old 06-05-2009, 12:05 PM
 
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Default Steamboat "Lucy Walker"

I am researching and writing a Wikipedia article about the explosion, fire, and sinking of the "Lucy Walker" on the Ohio River near New Albany,IN on Oct. 23, 1844. I am looking for names of victims and survivors, cause(s) of the explosion, news accounts, etc. The owner and captain of the "Lucy Walker" was a Cherokee Indian known as "Rich Joe" Vann and his crew were slaves.
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