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for Lower Cape Fear Historical Society Bulletin Vol. 42 Issue 3, Oct 1998
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Built in 1862, Fort Anderson was the last fortification against Union troops moving up the Cape Fear River to attack Wilmington. It fell to Union soldiers on February 17, 1865, leading to the capture of Wilmington and effectively shutting off the Confederacy's last supply line.