Fort Fisher

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

Thursday, March 17, 2016

155 Years Ago: Confederate Navy to Build Gunboats in New Orleans

MARCH 17TH, 1861:  The Confederate Navy Department sent Commander Lawrence Rousseau, Commander Ebenezer Farrand, and Lt. Robert T. Chapman to New Orleans to negotiate for the construction of gunboats.

--Old B-Runner

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