This Day in the American Civil War for January 25

Saturday, Jan. 25, 1862

PIMLICO PUMMELING PAUSES

The storm that had been battering the fleet off Cape Hatteras abated somewhat today, and efforts were redoubled to move the ships over the Hatteras sandbars into Pimlico Sound. The work was purely physical, as opposed to military, as there was insufficient Confederate manpower on either land or sea to seriously threaten the project.

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