Fort Fisher

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

Friday, February 3, 2017

February 1, 1862: Runners Captured

FEBRUARY 1, 1862:  The USS Portsmouth, Commander Swartwout, captured blockade running steamer Labuan at the mouth of the Rio Grande River with cargo of cotton.

**  The USS Montgomery, Lt. Jouett, captured the schooner Isabel in the Gulf of Mexico.

--Old B-R'er

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