Fort Fisher

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

Saturday, June 18, 2016

155 Years Ago: Confederate Ships Seized

JUNE 17TH,  1861:  The USS Massachusetts, Commander M. Smith, captured schooner Achilles, near Ship Island, Mississippi.

JUNE 18TH, 1861:  The USS Union, Commander J.R. Goldsborough, captured Confederate blockade runner Amelia at Charleston with cargo of contraband from Liverpool.

--Old B-Runner


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