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, April 11, 2016
155 Years Ago: Beauregard Tells Confederate Commissioners in Washington, D.C. That He Will demand Evacuation of Fort Sumter and, if Not...
From Gen. Beauregard at Charleston to Confederate Commissioners at Washington D.C, April 11, 1861: "Evacuation of Fort Sumter will be demanded today. If refused, hostilities will commence to-night."