Fort Fisher

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

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Steamer Sonora Arrives At Tampico, Mexico

JUNE 12TH, 1865:  The steamer Sonora arrived in Tampico, Mexico, after running the blockade from Matagorda Bay, Texas.  Although originally loaded with 300 bales of cotton, disbanded Confederate troops had seized all but 38 bales.

--Old B-Runner

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