Fort Fisher

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

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

In the Meantime, Major Anderson Is Preparing Fort Sumter for an Attack

From the Official records, Series 1, Vol. 1.

APRIL 1, 1861:  Two 42-pdrs mounted, the terre-plein of two10-inch Columbiads elevated and two 32-pdrs. moved.  The loop hole openings on the first level were covered with large stones.  Two large splinter-proof traverses, one in front of the hospital and the other by the ordnance room, were built.

--Old B-R'er

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