Fort Fisher

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

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

155 Years Ago: Blockade at Wilmington, N.C. Initiated

JULY 13TH, 1861:  The USS Massachusetts, Commander M. Smith,  seized the schooner Hiland near Ship Island, Mississippi.

JULY 14TH, 1861:  The USS Daylight, Commander Samuel Lockwood, initiated the blockade at Wilmington, North Carolina.

--Old B-Runner

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