Visited Fort Fisher Today

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John Thomas8
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Visited Fort Fisher Today

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Post by John Thomas8 » Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:07 pm

Fort Fisher held open the Port Of Wilmington, the last port available for resupply from Europe.

On Christmas Eve, the infinitely incompetent Union General Benjamin Butler tried, but failed miserably, to take the fort. He was relieved and General Godrey Weitzel, ably supported by Admiral David Porter, returned 3 weeks later and finished the job.

He's an album of pictures I took there today:


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Post by NMgirl » Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:11 pm

:thumbs:

(You might want to edit the title of this topic. "Fort.")
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Post by Foggy » Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:36 pm

I fixed. :-D
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Post by John Thomas8 » Wed Aug 29, 2018 8:00 pm

Thanks, I guess spelling is a problem. Ooops.

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Post by Chilidog » Wed Aug 29, 2018 8:14 pm

Cool

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