Invasion of North Carolina Spring 1862
In this talk, Lieutenant Commander Seals will give a first hand account of his first command including the defense of Washington DC on the Potomac, The Invasion of North Carolina, and the Day the Virginia destroyed the U.S. Naval Fleet at Fortress Monroe.
The Captain will show the audience captured Confederate bills, discuss the various battles, and encounters with local populations of North Carolina.
Hand drawn maps of the areas will be discussed showing the terrain features and how the U.S. Navy exploited these features
The Navy's part of the Anaconda Plan and how the Navy will win the war for the Union will be discussed.