Fort Fisher

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

Friday, January 29, 2016

155 Years Ago: Two More Revenue Cutters Surrendered

JANUARY 30, 1861:  U.S. revenue Cutter Lewis Cass, Captain John J. Morrison, USRM, was surrendered at Mobile to state authorities.

JANUARY 31, 1861:  U.S. Revenue Cutter Washington, Captain Robert K. Hudgins, USRM,  was seized by state authorities at New Orleans while undergoing repairs.

--Old B-R'er

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