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)
Sunday, December 18, 2016
155 Years Ago, December 19, 1861: Confederates Destroy Morris Island Lighthouse
DECEMBER 19TH, 1861: Confederate forces demolished the lighthouse on Morris Island, Charleston, South Carolina.