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)
Saturday, June 4, 2016
155 Years Ago: Ships Captured Running the Blockade
MAY 5TH, 1861: The USS Niagara, Captain McKean, captured schooner Aid at Mobil.
** Flag Officer Perdergast reported the capture of bark General Green by USS Quaker City, Commander Overton Carr, at Capes of the Chesapeake.