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, September 6, 2016
155 Years Ago: Confederates Buying Steamers in England
SEPTEMBER 6TH, 1861: The U.S. consul in London reported the purchase by the Confederates of the steamers Bermuda, Adelaide and Victoria.
Wonder What They Were Going To Do With Them? --Old B-R'er