Fort Fisher

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

Friday, April 8, 2016

155 Years Ago: Sailing for Sumter's Relief

APRIL 8TH, 1861:  Revenue Cutter Harriet Lane, Captain John Faunce, USRM, departed New York for relief of Fort Sumter.

APRIL 9TH, 1861:  Gustavus V. Fox sailed from New York in chartered steamer Baltic for the relief of Fort Sumter.

--Old B-Runner

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