Fort Fisher

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

Saturday, February 4, 2017

February 3, 1862: The CSS Nashville Leaves England

FEBRUARY 3RD, 1862:  The CSS Nashville, Lt. Robert B. Pegram, departed Southampton, England.  The HMS Shannon stood by to enforce the Admiralty ruling that the USS Tuscarora could not leave the port for twenty-four hours after the sailing of the Nashville.

--Old B-Runner

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