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The capture of Fort Fisher

Newton Martin Curtis

The capture of Fort Fisher

by Newton Martin Curtis

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Published by Commandery of the state of Massachusetts, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States in Boston, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Naval operations,
  • Capture, 1865,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby N. Martin Curtis
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 299-327 ;
    Number of Pages327
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25509646M
    OCLC/WorldCa303581877

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Fort Fisher was a Confederate fort during the American Civil driftwood-dallas.com protected the vital trading routes of the port at Wilmington, North Carolina, from until its capture by the Union in The fort was located on one of Cape Fear River's two outlets to the Atlantic Ocean on what was then known as Federal Point or Confederate Point and today is known as Pleasure driftwood-dallas.coms/wars: First Battle of Fort Fisher, Second Battle of.

The Second Battle of Fort Fisher was a successful assault by the Union Army, Navy and Marine Corps against Fort Fisher, south of Wilmington, North Carolina, near the end of the American Civil War in January Sometimes referred to as the "Gibraltar of the South" and the last major coastal stronghold of the Confederacy, Fort Fisher had tremendous strategic value during the war, providing a Location: New Hanover County, North Carolina.

Fort Fisher, Kure Beach, North Carolina. 3, likes · 64 talking about this · 60, were here. Fort Fisher was a Confederate fort during the American /5(44). Confederate Goliath: The Battle of Fort Fisher [Rod Gragg, Edward G. Longacre] on driftwood-dallas.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

P>The only comprehensive account of the Battle of Fort Fisher and the basis for the television documentary Confederate GoliathCited by: Civil War scholar Rod Gragg discussed the Battle of Fort Fisher, which occured in December and January Though beaten back at the first engagement, the Union Army remained determined to.

The Capture of Fort Fisher by Major General Alfred H. Terry - Kindle edition by Arthur D. Osborne, Major General Alfred H. Terry. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Capture of Fort Fisher by Major General Alfred H.

driftwood-dallas.com: Arthur D. Osborne, Major General Alfred H. Terry. Get this from a library. Capture of Fort Fisher, North Carolina, Jan.

15, [Adelbert Ames]. This book, Fort Fisher The Photographs of T.H. O’Sullivan, presents for the first time all of the thirty-nine known O’Sullivan photos of Fort Fisher and the immediate vicinity, and two of the U.S.

Navy’s task force assembled to attack the fort. After more than three. This success is of the first importance. The capture of Fort Fisher does not mean alone the taking of 75 guns and several hundred prisoners.

It involves a loss to the rebels of their principal port, and to us whatever gain may come from the release of our blockading fleet at this point. Fort Fisher Air Force Recreation Area, Kure Beach, North Carolina. 12, likes · 81 talking about this · 15, were here.

FFAFRA "Your Place at the Beach" - for Active Duty, National Guard, /5(). Call Number: PGA - Kurz & Allison--Capture of Fort Fisher (D size) [P&P] Access Advisory: -- Obtaining Copies.

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Jan 07,  · Attractions near Fort Fisher State Recreation Area: ( mi) Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry ( mi) Kure Beach Pier ( mi) Fort Fisher State Historic Site; View all attractions near Fort Fisher State Recreation Area on Tripadvisor/5().

One of hundreds of thousands of free digital items from The New York Public Library. May 24,  · Initially a collection of small batteries, Fort Fisher was transformed into fortress following the arrival of Colonel William Lamb in July Aware of Wilmington's importance, Union Lieutenant General Ulysses S.

Grant dispatched a force to capture Fort Fisher in December This print is titled "Receiving the News of the Capture of Fort Fisher.".

Shows rough edge from where it was bound into the book. It was published by John E. Potter in This includes her efforts serving at a tent hospital at Gettysburg. This print is titled "Receiving the News of the Capture of Fort Fisher.".Seller Rating: % positive.

failed to capture Fort Fisher, a massive earthen fort that guarded Wilmington, North Carolina, the Confederacy’s last open seaport.

In Virginia, the armies led by Union General in Chief Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and his Confederate adversary, General Robert E. Lee, remained deadlocked around Richmond—the capital of. Summary: The First Battle of Fort Fisher was a naval siege in the American Civil War, when Federal forces attempted to capture the fort guarding Wilmington, North Carolina, the South's last major Atlantic port.

Led by Union Maj. Gen. Benjamin Butler, it lasted from December 23–27, Rod Gragg, "Confederate Goliath" () Description. In “Confederate Goliath,” historian Rod Gragg provides a definitive history of the Union assault on, and eventual capture of, Fort Fisher. In this book, Gragg provides ample detail about the Fort, including its early days as a rundown battery until it was fortified into what was perhaps.

As such, the capture or destruction of Fort Fisher became a chief goal of the Union, to the extent that Ulysses S. Grant approved the idea of a combined Army and Navy assault designed to neutralize Fort Fisher and close the port at Wilmington. (Robinson71). [Map of attack on Fort Fisher, Wilmington, N.C.] Summary Shows details of the area surrounding Wilmington, N.C., during the Union attack on and capture of Fort Fisher.

Contributor Names Schilling, Franz Wilhelm von, Created / Published Subject Headings. Jan 14,  · This two day family-friendly event at Fort Fisher State Historic Site will be filled with ways to remember and honor the largest amphibious engagement of the American Civil War, the battle that defeated Fort Fisher and preceded the capture of Wilmington, NC, the last open port in the Confederacy.Feb 02,  · capture Fort Fisher and thereby close down the last effective Confederate port— Wilmington, North Carolina—represent a particularly rich opportunity to study the amphibious elements of that war.

The fighting for Fort Fisher actually involved two separate but related battles.Fort Fisher. Other Names: None Location: On the 15th, a select force moved on the fort from the rear. A valiant attack late in the afternoon, following the bloody repulse of a naval landing party carried the parapet.

The Confederate garrison surrendered, opening the way for a Federal thrust against Wilmington, the South's last open seaport.