Fort Fisher

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

Monday, February 15, 2016

Alexander M. DeBree, CSN-- Part 13: A List of Fort Warren Prisoners

From the Civil War in Northeast North Carolina Blog.

Continued from Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016.

"Autographs of Prisoners Confined at Fort Warren December 12th, 1861.  This was a letter book owned by Robert Renwick of Baltimore, Maryland.  He was released on parole Feby. 10th 1862."

Robert Renwick was a noted cabinet maker from Baltimore who was arrested for aiding the Southern Cause by procuring a large number of concealed weapons and enlisting men into the Confederate Army.

One of the men signing the book was Alexander M. DeBree.

--Old B-R'er

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