NC#2 Fort Fisher

January 13-15, 1865: Fort Fisher attacked by land and sea.

1610 South Fort Fisher Blvd.
Kure Beach, NC



Coaster Card Answers

Question 1

Union forces attacked the fort by land and sea. Confederate soldiers defended the fort. On January 15, 1865 the fort was captured by Union forces.

Question 2

The fort was made of earth and sand so that it could withstand heavy cannon fire.

Question 3

Ft. Fisher was the last port open to blockade-runners that supplied the South with goods essential to fighting the war.


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