Fort Fisher

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

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Mississippi Squadron Reduced and Naval Stations Closed

JUNE 25TH, 1865:  Secretary Welles ordered the further reduction of the Mississippi Squadron to five ships and directed the abandonment of all the naval stations of the Mississippi Squadron, except the one at Mound City, Illinois.

Saving Money.  --Old B-Runner

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