Fort Fisher

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

Friday, November 4, 2016

155 Years Ago, November 4, 1861: Sounding the Sound

NOVEMBER 4, 1861:  Coast Survey ship Vixen entered Port Royal Sound to sound the channel.  She was escorted by the USS Ottawa and the USS Seneca.

Confederate naval squadron under Commodore Tattnall attacked the Union ships.

--Old B-Runner

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