Confederate forces abandon a key naval base on the Gulf of Mexico after holding out against a powerful Federal threat for over a year.
Tag: Fort Pickens
Ranking with the Heaviest Bombardment in the World
Harvey Brown directs a preemptive attack on Confederates looking to take back Fort Pickens on Florida’s Gulf Coast.
Confederates Target Fort Pickens
Confederates attempt to seize Fort Pickens, a Federal stronghold on Santa Rosa Island near Pensacola, Florida.
The reinforcement of Fort Pickens
Federals break an unofficial truce by reinforcing Fort Pickens, a vital installation near Pensacola, Florida.
Determining to re-enforce Fort Pickens
President Abraham Lincoln orders the reinforcement of Fort Pickens at Pensacola, but mix-ups in orders make it more difficult than intended.
When the King Commands All Things Are Possible
President Lincoln overrides General Scott’s recommendation by ordering the reinforcement of Fort Pickens at Pensacola.
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