Thursday, November 7, 2013
150 Years Ago Today: November 6th to 8th, 1863
CSS Alabama captures and destroyed bark Amanda in the East Inies with cargo of hemp and sugar.
Merchant steamer Allen Coolier with cargo of cotton burned by Confederate guerrillas at Whitworth's Landing, Mississippi, after she left the protection of the USS Eastport. It was still not quite safe for Union shipping on the rivers without U.S. Navy protection.
Cutter from USS Sagamore captured schooner Paul off Bayport, Florida.
USS James Adger and USS Niphon captured steamer Cornibia north of New Inlet, North Carolina.