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    Fort Fisher.  The huge earthen fortification outside of the town of Wilmington, North Carolina helped to keep this important blockade running port open until 1865.  A large Union fleet landed a sizeable assault force which in turn took the fort on January 15, 1865.

    Did you Know?  The Federal fleet attempted to blow apart the huge fort with a fireship laden with explosives.

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    Fort Fisher.  The huge earthen fortification outside of the town of Wilmington, North Carolina helped to keep this important blockade running port open until 1865.  A large Union fleet landed a sizeable assault force which in turn took the fort on January 15, 1865.

    Did you Know?  The Federal fleet attempted to blow apart the huge fort with a fireship laden with explosives.

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