Fort Fisher

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

Friday, March 18, 2016

155 Years Ago: No Food to Fort Pickens and Mobile Seizure

MARCH 18, 1861--  Brigadier General Braxton Bragg, CSA, issued an order forbidding passage of supplies to Fort Pickens and the U.S. squadron off Pensacola.

MARCH 20, 1861--  The U.S. sloop Isabella, carrying supplies for the U.S. squadron at Pensacola, was seized in Mobile.

--Old B-Runner

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