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)
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
155 Years Ago: Lincoln Proclaims a State of Insurrection Exists
AUGUST 16TH, 1861: President Lincoln declares the inhabitants of the Confederate States to be in a state of insurrection and forbade all commercial intercourse with them.
As usual, Being Careful of His Wording. --Old B-R'er