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Great Lakes shipwreck killed 300: A Wisconsin Civil War story

 By: Diana Dombrowski, Sheboygan Press

"All the pieces had to fall into place for this tragedy to happen."

That's how Paul Timm, an eighth-grade teacher at Random Lake Middle School, feels about the story of the Lady Elgin, a steam ship that sunk off the coast of Winnetka, Illinois, in 1860.

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