Fort Fisher

Fort Fisher
Fort Fisher, NE Bastion. Frank Vizetelly (National Geographic)

Friday, January 27, 2017

155 Years Ago, January 22, 1862: Steady Progress on the USS Monitor

JANUARY 22ND, 1862:  Lieuetenant Worden reported  the steady progress toward the completion of the USS Monitor.  Awaiting the 11-inch guns which would make up the ironclad's battery, Worden noted that, "It will take four or five days to sight them after they arrive."

--Old B-Runner


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