Fort Fisher

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

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

February 25, 1862: The USS Monitor Commissioned

FEBRUARY 25TH, 1862:  The USS Monitor commissioned in New York, Lieutenant John L. Worden commanding.  Captain Dahlgren described the Monitor as "a mere speck, like a hat on the surface."

--Old B-Runner

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