Fort Fisher

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

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Battle of Fort Fisher 152nd Anniversary Commemoration

From the January 15, 2017, Wilmington (NC) Star-News "Battle of Fort Fisher."

Re-enactors gathered Saturday to mark the 152nd anniversary of the Second Battle of Fort Fisher.

Four photos show:

**  Nathan Thomas stands in front of the 32-pounder cannon at the Fort Fisher State Historic Site.

Nice picture of the newly refurbished cannon at Shepherd's Battery on the far west end of the fort's land face.

**  Hundreds of people came out Saturday to Fort Fisher to watch re-enactors discuss camp life and demonstrate Civil War weapons.

**  Re-enactors fire a cannon at the Fort Fisher State Historic Site during the living history program.

**  Freeman James, Matthew Moore and Kevin Gore gather by the campfire Saturday.  re-enactors discussed camp life with visitors.

Wish I Had Been There--  Old B-Runner

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