Blockade Runners | Walter Edgar's Journal - Episode 8


In the final part of the Fight for Charleston, Dr. Wise talks about Confederate blockade runners. Blockade runners played a crucial role in bringing supplies to support the South’s war effort. The South had to rely on blockade runners, along with the railroads, to get supplies to troops.  Key blockade runner ports included Charleston, S.C., Mobile, Alabama, and Galveston, Texas.