22 October 1864: Orders for Blockaders off the Eastern & Western Bars

Item Description: A broadside containing General Orders for the operation of blockaders off the Eastern and Western Bars in North Carolina. The orders explain how the blockade operated and communicated via light signals and whistles. They also outlined procedures for giving chase, being boarded, and running ashore.  Item Citation: “Orders for Blockaders off the Eastern and Western Bars” [Flag-ship “Malvern”: North Atlantic Squadron, 1864] Cb970.75 P84o. From the North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

Item Transcription: 

Not to go out of the immediate possession of the county officer. 




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