January 4, 1865
The 2nd expedition to Fort Fisher, near Wilmington, NC, embarks at Bermuda Landing, VA, Brig. Gen. Alfred H. Terry, USA, commanding the armed forces and Admiral David D. Porter, USN, commanding the large naval fleet. Maj. Gen. Benjamin F. Butler, USA, remaining behind this time. 1/4-5/1865.
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