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, April 27, 2017
April 27, 1862: Fort Livingston in Louisiana Surrenders
APRIL 27TH, 1862: Fort Livingston, Bastian Bay, Louisiana, surrendered to the Navy. Boat crew from the USS Kittatinny raised the United States flag over the fort.