Fort Fisher

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

Friday, April 14, 2017

April 14, 1862: Union Mortar Boats Commence Bombardment on Fort Pillow

APRIL 14TH, 1862:  Union mortar boats of Flag Officer Foote's force commenced regular bombardment of Fort Pillow, Tennessee -- the next Army-Navy objective on the Union's drive down the Mississippi River.

--Old B-Runner

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