Near Tybee Island in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Fort at Play
Fort Pulaski National Monument
When not on duty, some soldiers played baseball on the restored parade ground.
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or Castles • Sports • War, US Civil.
Location. 32° 1.589′ N, 80° 53.424′ W. Marker is near Tybee Island, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker can be reached from Fort Pulaski Road one mile north of U.S. 80. Marker is located at Fort Pulaski National Monument, inside the fort, beside the boardwalk, overlooking the parade ground from the south side of the fort. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tybee Island GA 31328, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Store House (here, next to this marker); Southwest BastionSouthwest Magazine (within shouting distance of this marker); Through the Thick Brick Wall (within shouting distance of this marker); Federal Siege Batteries (within shouting distance of this marker); A Devastating Bombardment (within shouting distance of this marker); Parrott Rifle (within shouting distance of this marker); 5,275 Shots & Shells in 30 Hours (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tybee Island.
Also see . . . The 48th New York Garrisons Fort Pulaski. The 48th New York Infantry was stationed at Fort Pulaski from June 1862 through May 1863. During their year-long stay, the unit remained vigilant, always prepared for a Confederate counter attack, an attack that never materialized. Their stay was documented in a series of early photographs that are displayed in exhibits throughout the park. (Submitted on May 21, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 21, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 107 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 21, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.