Fort Fisher

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

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

155 Years Ago: USS Yankee Fired On By Confederate Batteries

MAY 7TH, 1861:  Union blockading force capture Confederate steamers Dick Keys and Lewis near Mobile.

**  USS Yankee, Lt. Thomas O. Selfridge, fired on by Confederate batteries at Gloucester Point, Virginia.

--Old B-R'er


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