Fort Fisher

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

Friday, February 24, 2017

February 22, 1862: Fort Pulaski Isolated and Farragut Takes Soundings

FEBRUARY 22ND, 1862:  Union naval vessels entered the Savannah River through Wall's Cut, isolating Fort Pulaski.

**  Flag officer Farragut ordered Coast Survey team to sound the Mississippi River passes and to mark the safest channel.

--Old B-Runner

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