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Thomas Fenwick Drayton ,from Interpretive marker at Ft.Walker site, Port Royal Plantation
Photographer: Mike Stroud
Taken: 2009
Caption: Thomas Fenwick Drayton ,from Interpretive marker at Ft.Walker site, Port Royal Plantation
Additional Description: Left- General Thomas F. Drayton,C.S.A . at Fish Hall Plantation
Right- Commodore Percival Drayton, U.S.N. on the deck of the USS Hartford.

Thomas Fenwick Drayton, Brigadier General, C.S.A., a West Point graduate, and his brother, Commodore Percival Drayton, U.S.N., Captain of the USS Hartford, met at the outbreak of the Cival War, shook hands, and each went the way his conscience directed. On November 7, 1861, the brothers met in combat at the Battle of Port Royal. Commander Percival Drayton, on the Union gun boat Pocahontas, attacked Fort Walker of which General Thomas Drayton was in command.
[ site of Fort Walker; coordinates 32.232742 -80.677156 ]
Submitted: February 10, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
Database Locator Identification Number: p52614
File Size: 0.190 Megabytes


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