Fort Fisher

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

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Atlantic and Gulf Squadrons Reduced

JULY 7TH, 1865:   Secretary Welles ordered Rear Admiral Radford of the Atlantic Squadron to further reduce his command to a total of ten vessels.  Welles also ordered the further reduction of the Gulf Squadron to a total of 12 vessels.

--Old B-Runner

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