All things dealing with the Civil War Navies and actions along the coasts and rivers and against forts. Emphasis will be placed on Fort Fisher and all operations around Wilmington, NC. And, of course, the Blockade and Running the Blockade.
Fort Fisher, NE Bastion. Frank Vizetelly (National Geographic)
Saturday, February 18, 2017
February 18, 1862: Action in Florida
FEBRUARY 18TH, 1862: The USS Ethan Allen, Acting Lt. Eaton, entered Clearwater Harbor, Florida, and captured the schooner Spitfire and sloops Atlanta and Caroline.