“A Brief but Furious Campaign”: The Battle of the Pearl River Forts
The November 1856 battle of the barrier forts, while a testimony to the prowess of the US Navy and Marine Corps, is perhaps one of the most obscure applications of US military force in history.
The November 1856 battle of the barrier forts, while a testimony to the prowess of the US Navy and Marine Corps, is perhaps one of the most obscure applications of US military force in history. This is original content based on research by The History Guy.
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