Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fort Fisher” in chapter 13 of The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 5: Forts and Artillery.:

...effecting an entrance and captured the Fort that evening. A traverse in an earthwork built perpendicular to the main work in order to limit the destructive area of shells. The traverses at Fort Fisher rose twelve feet above the twenty-foot parapet, ran back thirty feet, and exceeded in size any previously known to engineers. the still-delayed accumulation of wagon trains. This caused a panic; ...

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Fort Fisher (North Carolina, United States) 2,309 19 179 1 0 user votes

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