Fort Fisher

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

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

March 15, 1862: Foote Takes Position to Attack Island No. 10

MARCH 15TH, 1862:  Flag Officer Foote's flotilla moved from Hickman, Kentucky, downriver to a position above Island No. 10.  Foote reported,  "The rain and dense fog prevented our getting the vessels in position [to commence the bombardment]...."

--Old B-Runner

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