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newspapers of the day were fond of commending to the blockading squadron.
Old veterans like the R. E. Lec and the Kate plied with the precision of regular packets.
At Havana the blockade-runners were more frequent callers than the regular merchantmen between that city and New York.
The Fort Donelson, while in the Federal navy, on August 15, 1864, under command of Acting Vol. Lieut. T. Pickering, captured a suspicious-looking vessel, the Dacotah, but she was subsequently released.
In January, 1865, the Fort Donelson, under command of Acting Master G. W. Frost, took part in the expedition against Fort Fisher, which dealt such a heavy blow at blockade-running, the business in which she was formerly engaged.
There are two kinds of blockades — military and commercial.
A military blockade is merely the equivalent, on the part of a naval force, of that of a siege upon land, and has been practised from the very earliest times.
Commercial blockades are instituted with the principal