Fort Fisher

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

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The Flag of the CSS LeCompt

JUNE 29TH, 1865:  Rear Admiral Thatcher sent the Navy department the Confederate flag flown from the CSS LeCompt captured by the USS Cornubia off Galveston, Texas, on 24 May.

Thatcher wrote: "It is believed to be the last rebel flag on the coast afloat captured from the rebels during the war."

--Old B-R'er

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