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, July 30, 2016
155 Years Ago: Privateer Dixie Captures American Ship
JULY 31ST, 1861: Confederate privateer Dixie captured American bark Glenn and took her to Beaufort, North Carolina.