Fort Fisher

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

Monday, March 6, 2017

March 6, 1862: USS Monitor Leaves New York Harbor

MARCH 6TH, 1862:  Lt. Worden reported that the USS Monitor had passed over the bar in New York Harbor with the USS Currituck and Sachem in company.  "In order to reach Hampton Roads as speedily as possible, "Worden wrote Secretary of Navy Welles, "while the fine weather lasts, I have been taken in tow by the tug [Seth Low]."

Heading for a Significant Fight.  --Old B-R'er

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