Lincoln Pushes Development of Mortars

January 26, 1862

Delays in the production and deployment of navy mortars on the Mississippi River annoy President Lincoln and he tells Assistant Secretary of the Navy Gustavus V. Fox that he will “to take these army matters into his own hands. He meets with Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton to help resolve difficulties in the production of mortar boats.

Advertisement
Published in: on January 26, 2012 at 12:01 pm  Leave a Comment  

The URI to TrackBack this entry is: https://abrahamlincolnandthecivilwar.wordpress.com/2012/01/26/lincoln-pushes-development-of-mortars/trackback/

RSS feed for comments on this post.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: