Fort Fisher

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

Thursday, March 2, 2017

February 28, 1862: :The CSS Nashville Runs Into Beaufort, N.C.

FEBRUARY 28TH, 1862:  The CSS Nashville, Lieutenant Pegram, ran the blockade into Beaufort, North Carolina.

It was the first Confederate ship to fly the flag in England and had captured one Union merchant ship.

--Old B-Runner

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