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)
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
May 2, 1862: USS Restless Captures a Blockade-Runner
MAY 2ND, 1862: The USS Restless, Acting Lt. Conroy, captured British blockade runner Flash off the coast of South Carolina.