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)
Thursday, October 6, 2016
155 Years Ago, October 6, 1861: Blockade-Runner Captured
OCTOBER 6TH, 1861: The USS Flag, Commander Louis Sartori, captured Confederate blockade running schooner Alert near Charleston.