Fort Fisher

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

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Confederate Guerrillas Capture Steamer Idaho

JUNE 20TH, 1865:  Lt.Cmdr. John J. Cornwell of the USS Grossbeak reported the capture of the steamer Idaho a few days ago by Southern guerrillas near Greenville, Mississippi.  It was a small trading steamer and loaded with 400 bales of cotton which had belonged to the Confederacy.

--Old B-Runner

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