Created by Tom Horn on 8 Dec 2009, Last Update on 21 Dec 2009

Fort Macon - 23 Mar 1862

Burnside's Union force invested the fort with siege works and breached the masonry walls. Within a few hours the fort's scarp began to collapse, and in late afternoon the Confederate commander, Colonel Moses J. White, ordered the raising of a white flag.

View on the Timeline

Read about 'Fort Macon' on WikiPedia

Tags : North Carolina,Land,Combat

No comments for this entry

If you would like to comment on this item you need to create an account.