Fort Fisher

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

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Army-Navy Expedition Up Chowan River, N.C.

DECEMBER 2-6TH, 1864:  Joint Army-Navy expedition, including sailors from the USS Chicopee, Cmdr. Harrell, captured and burned a large quantity of Confederate supplies and equipment near Pitch Landing on the Chowan River, North Carolina.

In addition, a large quantity of cotton and over $17,000 in Confederate money and bonds were brought off.

And, How Much Was Confederate Money Worth At This Time?  --Old B-R'er

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