Approaches to Wilmington

The Cape Fear Estuary & Approaches to Wilmington

Map of the Cape Fear Estuary and Approaches to Wilmington

Guardians of the Estuary:
[A] — River Batteries Below Wilmington
[B] — Fort Anderson
[C] — Fort Pender (Johnston), at Smithville
[D] — Defenses at Old Inlet
[E] — Fort Fisher and Battery Buchanan, at New Inlet

Adapted from:
The Wilmington Campaign and the Battles for Fort Fisher.
by Mark A. Moore — (Da Capo Press, 1999).

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