Fort Fisher

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

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Dismantling the Mississippi Squadron

JULY 11TH, 1865:  Secretary Welles advised Rear Admiral S.P. Lee, commanding the Mississippi Squadron, that officers against whom no charges were pending could leave the service at once, with honorable discharges and receive a month's leave for each year of service.

--Old B-Runner

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