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, January 20, 2017
155 Years Ago, January 13, 1862: Demonstrations on the Tennessee and Cumberland Rivers
JANUARY 13, 1862: Flag Officer Foote ordered three gunboats up the Cumberland and two up the Tennessee River on demonstrations.