Fort Fisher

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

Friday, January 22, 2016

155 Years Ago: Fear of Possible Attack on Washington Navy Yard

JANUARY 23, 1861:  Commander John A. Dahlgren noted that as a precaution against an attack on the Washington Navy Yard, he had the cannon and the ammunition from the Yard magazine removed to the attic of the main building.

--Old B-R'er

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