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)
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
155 Years Ago: CSS Sumter Captures Another Prize
JULY 27TH, 1861: CSS Sumter, Commander Semmes, captured American bark Joseph Maxwell off Venezuela.