Fort Fisher

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

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

William L. Marcy, Namesake of Revenue Cutter William L. Marcy

From Wikipedia.

Continuing with my research into the Revenue Cutter Marcy capturing the Confederate privateer Neva in San Francisco.

1786-1857.

American statesman, U.S. Senator, Governor of New York, U.S. Secretary of War and U.S. Secretary of State.

The U.S. Revenue Cutter Marcy was launched in 1853 and named in his honor.

--Old B-Runner

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