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)
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
May 24, 1862: USS Bienville Captures a Blockade Runner
MAY 24TH, 1862: The USS Bienville, Commander Mullany, captured British blockade runner Stettin off Charleston, S.C..