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George Enos
Fictional Character
Southern Victory
POD: September 10, 1862
Appearance(s): American Front;
Walk in Hell;
Breakthroughs
Type of Appearance: Direct POV
Nationality: United States
Date of Birth: 1885
Date of Death: 1917
Cause of Death: Drowned (Great War)
Occupation: Fisherman, Navy Sailor
Spouse: Sylvia Enos
Children: George Enos, Jr.
Mary Jane Enos
Military Branch: United States Navy (Great War)

George Enos (1885-1917) was a fisherman from Boston, Massachusetts, and crewing on the F/V Ripple when the Great War began.[1] He continued to fish until the Ripple was captured by a Confederate commerce raider,[2] the CSS Swamp Fox, and was interned in North Carolina[3] until being exchanged.[4] Enos joined the U.S. Navy shortly afterward to avoid conscription in the Army and to fight the Confederacy.[5]

Enos first served on the Spray, a fishing boat converted to tow a submersible. Their towed submersible, the USS Bluefin, succeeded in sinking a Confederate submersible which had surfaced to sink them with its deck gun.[6] However, the publicity resulted in the Confederates being too cautious to be fooled again. Eventually, the Navy discontinued the program and reassigned Enos to other duties.[7]

In 1916, Enos was transferred to the USS Punishment, a river monitor which fought on the Mississippi and Cumberland Rivers, until it was destroyed. (Enos had been ashore visiting a 'house of ill repute' when his ship was attacked and sunk.) He was then transferred to the destroyer USS Ericsson, which was sunk illegally after the U.S.-C.S. armistice of 1917 by the CSS Bonefish, captained by Confederate Roger Kimball. Enos, who had just gone to bed, drowned. Enos' widow Sylvia later avenged his death by shooting Kimball to death.

ReferencesEdit

  1. American Front, pgs. 10-16, HC.
  2. Ibid., pgs. 107-108.
  3. Ibid., pgs. 179-182.
  4. Ibid., pgs. 275-278.
  5. Ibid., pgs. 325-328.
  6. Ibid., pgs. 367-370.
  7. Ibid., pgs. 455-549.

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