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)
Sunday, May 8, 2016
155 Years Ago: USS Valley City Captures a Schooner in North Carolina
MAY 5TH, 1861: USS Valley City captured schooner J. O'Neil near Pamlico River, North Carolina, after the schooner was run aground by her crew.