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This Month in the Civil War – Fort Fisher Surrenders – by S. McBride

As William Tecumseh Sherman was offering the capture of the key Confederate city of Savannah, Georgia to President Abraham Lincoln as a “Christmas gift”, a combined amphibious Army and Navy…

Schaghticoke at Fort Fisher – by C. Kelley

Last week I wrote about the amphibious assault by the Union Army and Navy on Fort Fisher, North Carolina, defender of the last access point for supplies to the Confederacy…

WWII Vet Stephen Dennis Receives Medals – by S. McBride

  Stephen Dennis celebrated his 92nd birthday this past weekend.  Somehow it is fitting that just two days before that birthday he was presented with a long-overdue gift . ….