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)
Monday, January 11, 2016
155 Years Ago: U.S. Marine Hospital Occupied
JANUARY 11, 1861: U.S. Marine Hospital two miles below New Orleans was occupied by Louisiana State troops.
(This was not a Marine Corps hospital as I initially thought. It was for seamen.