4024Re: OT: Preserving CW history- Alabama
- May 8, 2001This is incorrect, the last important Confederate port to be closed
was Wilmington, NC, January 1865, when Fort Fisher surrendered.
--- In civilwarwest@y..., lilsteve68@a... wrote:
" Preserving Alabama's CW History
> Many of state's Civil War sites lost
> By JEB PHILLIPS
> BIRMINGHAM POST-HERALD... Mobile Bay, where a Union fleet under Adm.
David Farragut forced the
> surrender of Confederate naval forces, closing the last important
> port, from Aug. 2-23, 1864."
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