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The battles at Fort Hatteras, Fort Clark, and Fort Oregon, during the Civil War, involved thousands of men and zero casualties. Portrayed in a series of articles and illustrations published in Harper's Weekly, some 715 Confederate men surrendered in August and September, 1861.
North Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
; Fort Hatteras, Battle of, N.C., 1861
; Fort Clark, Battle of, N.C., 1861
; Fort Oregon, Battle of, N.C., 1861
The Battle of the Banks took place on the North Carolina coast during the Civil War. Union ships overtook Forts Hatteras, Clark, and Oregon after a surprisingly long and difficult skirmish. This article highlights the historical battle.