Coming from our friends at the Museum of the Confederacy: On this day in 1861, CSA forts McRee, Barrancas, & the Pensacola Navy Yard were bombarded by Union naval guns & Ft. Pickens.
You can see a more incorporated outlook HERE via Huffington Post.
Around the Internet/Blogosphere:
"See the Elephant:" Civil War Monitor blogger Laura June Davis posted an interesting quote from Confederate States Navy officer Douglas French Forrest last week (17 November) about his experiences aboard CSS Rappahannock. Let's just say he was a little disturbed, but not sick.
Admiral's Row: Week of 21 November 2011
This week's Admiral's Row features a new follower of the week (@shoosies), who has done a terrific job in re- our information via Facebook and Twitter. Thanks a lot @shoosies!
- Tweeter of the Week: @CivilWarMonitor
- Follower of the Week: @shoosies
- Site of the Week: MOC
- Picture of the Week: USS Hartford
We hope everyone has a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday.