Fort Fisher

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

Monday, January 30, 2017

155 Years Ago, January 25-26, 1862: Second Stone Fleet Sunk at Charleston

JANUARY 25TH, 1862:  The USS Archer, Acting Lieutenant John W. Kittredge, captured schooner J.J. McNeil off Pass Cavallo, Texas.

JANUARY 26TH, 1862:  The second "Stone Fleet" sunk in Charleston Harbor at Maffitt's Channel.  The first "Stone Fleet" had been sunk in the Main Channel on December 20, 1861.

--Old B-Runner

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