Fort Fisher

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

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Welles and Farragut Visit Lincoln

JANUARY 7, 1865: Secretary Welles and Vice Admiral Farragut visited President Lincoln in the White House.  The three discussed the capture of Mobile Bay which Farragut had led the previous August.

JANUARY 10TH, 1865:  The USS Valley City seized the steamer Philadelphia in the Chowan River, N.C., with a cargo including tobacco and cotton.


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