Fort Fisher

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

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Alexander M. DeBree, CSN-- Part 14: Commander of Richmond Naval Ordnance Works

From Civil War Artillery.

A.M. DeBree joined the U.S. Navy in 1841 and the Confederate Navy August 1862.  Stationed at Tredegar as assistant inspector of ordnance 1862 to 1 October 1863 , when he became commander of the Richmond Naval Ordnance Works.

He apparently used the initials "A.D.B.", generally prefixed by "P" (Proved).

--Old B-R'er

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