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)
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.