All things dealing with the Civil War Navies and actions along the coasts and rivers and against forts. Emphasis will be placed on Fort Fisher and all operations around Wilmington, NC. And, of course, the Blockade and Running the Blockade.
Fort Fisher, NE Bastion. Frank Vizetelly (National Geographic)
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
The End of the CSS Alabama Tomorrow
Captain Raphael Semmes definitely bit off more than he could chew when he sailed out of Cherbourg, France 150 years ago tomorrow and took on the USS Kearsarge.