Fort Fisher

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

Monday, July 25, 2016

155 Years Ago: Privateers Running Amuck

JULY 25TH, 1861:  Confederate privateer Mariner, Captain W.B. Berry, captured  American schooner Nathaniel Chase off  Ocracoke Inlet, North Carolina.

**  Confederate privateer Gordon captured American brig William McGilvery off Cape Hatteras with cargo of molasses.

**  Confederate privateer Dixie captured American schooner Mary Alice off the east coast of Florida.

--Old B-Runner

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