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)
Monday, January 2, 2017
155 Years Ago, January 1, 1862: Mason and Slidell Leave Boston for England
JANUARY 1ST, 1862: Confederate Commissioners Mason and Slidell left Boston for England.'
They first went to Provincetown, Massachusetts where they boarded the HMS Rinaldo.