Fort Fisher

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

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Blockade-Runners Captured

MARCH 16TH, 1865:  The USS Pursuit captured British schooner Mary attempting to run the blockade into Indian River on the east coast of Florida.  Her cargo consisted of shoes, percussion caps and rum.

The USS Quaker City captured small blockade running sloop Telemico in the Gulf of Mexico with cargo of cotton and peanuts.

--Old B-Runner

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