Fort Fisher

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

Saturday, June 7, 2014

150 Years Ago-- June 9-12, 1864: Blockade-Runners Captured

JUNE 9, 1864:  USS Proteus captured British schooner R.S, Hood at sea north of Little Bahama Bank.

USS Rosalie captured steamer Emma at Marco Pass, Florida.

JUNE 10TH, 1864:  USS Elk captured sloop Yankee Doodle (interesting name for a blockade-runner) by entrance to Pearl River, Mississippi Sound.

USS Union took sloop Caroline at Jupiter Inlet, Florida.

JUNE 12TH, 1864:  USS Flag captured sloop Cyclops running out of Charleston Harbor, SC.

--Old B-R'er

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