Fort Fisher

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

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Georgia Confederate Salt Works Destroyed

MARCH 15TH, 1865:  Acting Lt. Robert P. Swanson, USS Lodona, reported to Rear Admiral Dahlgren that he had destroyed and extensive salt work on Broro Neck. McIntosh County, Georgia.

Destroyed were 12 boilers, 10 buildings, 100 bushels of salt, a large quantity of timber and a number of barrels and staves.

Still Going for the Salt.  --Old B-Runner

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