Fort Fisher

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

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

155 Years Ago, January 11, 1862: Build Up of the Roanoke Expedition

JANUARY 11TH, 1862:  Having sent similar orders the previous day to the USS Henry Brinker, Flag Officer L.M. Goldsborough ordered the USS Delaware, Philadelphia, Hunchback, Morse, Southfield, Commodore Barney, Commodore Perry and schooner Howard to Hatteras Inlet as the build up of forces in the area for the assault on Roanoke Island continued.

--Old B-Runner

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