Fort Fisher

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

Thursday, April 14, 2016

155 Years Ago: Captain Du Pont Writes That War Will Unite the North

APRIL 14TH, 1861:  Captain Du Pont wrote:  "I hope those Southern gentlemen will declare war, for that will stop the shilly shallying, unite the North if it be not so already, and the line will be drawn by the strategic points involved, which for the defense of the Capital includes Maryland."

Stop That Shilly Shallying, Now!  --Old B-Runner

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