Fort Fisher

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

Thursday, July 7, 2016

155 Years Ago: Privateer Jefferson Davis Captures Another Ship

All these 155 years ago, 155th anniversary are taken from the Civil War Naval Chronology.

JULY 7TH, 1861:  Confederate privateer Jefferson Davis captured American schooner S.J. Waring about 150 miles off Sandy Hook, New Jersey.

**  USS Pocahontas, Commander Benjamin M. Dove, fired on and damaged CSS George Page in Aquia Creek, Virginia.

--Old B-Runner

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