All things dealing with the Civil War Navies and actions along the coasts and rivers and against forts. Emphasis will be placed on Fort Fisher and all operations around Wilmington, NC. And, of course, the Blockade and Running the Blockade.
Fort Fisher, NE Bastion. Frank Vizetelly (National Geographic)
Saturday, October 10, 2015
150 Years Ago: Command of Atlantic Squadron Passes to Joseph Lanman
OCTOBER 10, 1865: Command of the Atlantic Squadron passed from Rear Admiral Radford to Commodore Joseph Lanman. Radford reported to Washington and assumed command of the Washington Navy Yard.