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)
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Cushing's At It Again On the Cape Fear River
FEBRUARY 12TH, 1865: In small boats, Lt.Cmdr. Cushing and a patrol party passed the piling obstructions and reconnoitered the Cape Fear River as far a s Wilmington.