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)
Friday, October 21, 2016
155 Years Ago, October 23, 1861: Privateer Savannah's Crew Tried As Pirates
OCTOBER 23RD, 1861: Officers and men of the Confederate privateer Savannah went on trial in New York charged with "Piracy."