Fort Fisher

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

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Blockade Runners Captured in Louisiana and Florida

JANUARY 22ND, 1865:  A boat expedition from the USS Chocura, Lt.Cmdr. Meade, Jr., captured blockade running schooner Delphina by boarding in Calcasieu River, Louisiana.  She was carrying a cargo of cotton.

JANUARY 23, 1865:  USS Fox seized British schooner Fannie McRae near the mouth of the Warrior River, Florida, where she was preparing to run the blockade.

O Boy, Prize Money!  --Old B-Runner

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