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 in the Civil War. The Confederates surrendered on January 14, 1865, and the fort’s ammunition store blew up the next day, killing 200 men.

Read the entire article in the Jan. 8th issue of the Express.