Chronicled is Wilmington’s Fort Fisher on December 24th, 1864, and January 13th, 1865. Key players in the battles hinting the Confederacy’s end: Union Generals Sherman and Grant; Confederate Generals Lamb, Whiting, and Bragg. Factors contributing to the outcome were General Whiting’s garrison outnumbered 6 to 1 during the second assault and General Bragg’s belief in Fort Fisher’s invulnerability.
Fort Fisher (N.C. : Fort)--Siege, 1864-1865
; Fort Fisher (New Hanover County)
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; Sherman, William T., 1820-1891
; Grant, Ulysses S.
; Lamb, William, 1835-1909
; Whiting, William Henry Chase, 1824-1865
; Bragg, Braxton, 1817-1876
; Terry, Alfred Howe
; Porter, David D., 1813-1891
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