Monday, June 8, 2015

Battle of Memphis destroyed Confederate river navy but spared city

About 10,000 Memphians gathered on the river bluff at dawn on June 6, 1862, to cheer on the Confederate navy as it steamed from the harbor to defend the city against attacking Union warships.

1 comment:

Pat H. said...

The Confederate States of America, the last government to wage a just war on the North American continent.