Civil war dating
The goal of the Union blockade was to keep supplies from reaching the Confederacy through one of its most important ports and to prevent the export of cotton and other marketable items by the Southerners.
Archaeologists discovered the shipwreck 44 km (27 miles) downstream from Wilmington near Fort Caswell, at the mouth of Cape Fear River — making it the first Civil War shipwreck uncovered in the region in decades, said Billy Ray Morris, deputy state maritime archaeologist and director of the North Carolina Office of State Archaeology's Underwater Archaeology Branch. Fry, Spunkie and Georgianna Mc Caw — are known to be shipwrecked in the area, and the archaeologists said they would look for clues that will help them identify whether this vessel is one of them.
"Some say they were deserting [from the Confederate Army].The men carried 0 with them, a fortune in those days.A young boy was also with the men, who were German-Americans traveling from the Austin area.Some say they were going to buy cattle," Watkins said.When a dynamic duo is found, their songs hit the top of the charts and their songs become known in every genre of music.
Seven men were hanged and one was fatally shot just outside the town of Bandera.