Fort Fisher

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

Friday, April 18, 2014

150 Years Ago-- April 15th-18th, 1864: Action in Texas, Florida and Virginia

APRIL 15TH, 1864: The USS Virginia destroyed the sloop Rosina at San Luis Pass, Texas. //// APRIL 17TH, 1864: The USS Owasco seized blockade-running British schooner Lilly at Velasco, Texas. //// APRIL 18TH, 1864: Boats from the USS Beauregard seized blockade-running schooner Oromoneto at Mantanzas Inlet, Florida (near St. Augustine). // Landing party from USS Commodore Read destroyed a Confederate base at Circus Point on the Rappahannock River, Virginia. // USS Fox captured and burned the schooner Good Hope at the mouth of the Homosassa River, Florida. //// Always Something Going On. --Old B-R'er

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