Fort Fisher

Fort Fisher
Fort Fisher, NE Bastion. Frank Vizetelly (National Geographic)

Monday, October 14, 2013

150 Years Ago: October 13-15, 1863

OCTOBER 13TH-14TH: USS Queen City, with troops, , departed Helena, Arkansas, for Friar's Point, Mississippi, where the soldiers landed, searched warehouse and took 200 bales of cotton and made several suspects prisoners. //// OCTOBER 15TH: USS Commodore and Corypheus destroyed a Confederate tannery at Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, burned the building and destroyed a large amount of hides. //// Union control of the water enabled them to incessantly attack and raid wherever they wanted. //// --Old B-Runner

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