Haunted Places - Fort Fisher, NC
by Randy Oldham
(Jacksonville, North Carolina, USA)
Major naval and land battle toward the end of the civil war ocurred here. Many reports of ghost sightings have been reported. Nearby Wilmington, NC has its own share of ghost sightings and stories.
Visions of a confederate officer on the earth works, and reports of a lone sentry still standing guard at
his post at Fort Fisher.
Both of these visions occur mostly during the month of January when two major battles occurred leading to the fall and capture of Fort fFisher.
The ghost of Confederate spy, Rose O'Neal
Greenhowe, has been seen walking the shoreline near where she drowned.
trying to escape capture by a union naval ship.