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, November 4, 2016
155 Years Ago, November 5, 1861: Engagement at Port Royal
NOVEMBER 5TH, 1861: The USS Ottawa, Pembina, Seneca and Pawnee engaged and dispersed a small Confederate squadron under Commodore Tatnall in Port Royal Sound and fired on Fort Beauregard and Fort Walker.