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)
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
155 Years Ago, December 20th, 1861: "Stone Fleet" Sunk at Charleston
DECEMBER 20TH, 1861: The "Stone Fleet" was sunk at Charleston by Captain C.H. Davis.
** Steamer Gordon ran the blockade off Wilmington, North Carolina.