Fort Fisher

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

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

More Blockade-Runners Captured

DECEMBER 8TH, 1864:  The USS J.P. Jackson and USS Stockdale capture the blockade-running schooner Medora in Mississippi Sound with cargo of cotton.

The USS Cherokee captured blockade-running British steamer Emma Henry off the coast of North Carolina with cargo of cotton.

The USS Itasca chased blockade-running sloop Mary Ann ashore at Pass Cavallo, Texas.  After removing its cargo of cotton, it was destroyed.

--Old B-Runner

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