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Near Tybee Island in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Prepared for Battle

Fort Pulaski National Monument

 
 
Prepared for Battle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, April 30, 2019
1. Prepared for Battle Marker
Inscription.  In early 1862, Confederate soldiers used earth and timbers to create a blindage. The blindage created a covered walkway to protect troops against incoming shot and shells. They also dug ditches in the parade ground to catch rolling cannon shot.

Part of the blindage has been re-created to your right.
 
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
 
Location. 32° 1.623′ N, 80° 53.384′ 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, along the walkway at the east apex of the parade grounds. 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. 4.5 Inch Blakely Rifle (here, next to this marker); Brooke Rifle (here, next to this marker); Shifting Shoreline (a few steps from this marker); The Breached Wall
Prepared for Battle Marker<br>(<i>tall view • parade ground on left</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, April 30, 2019
2. Prepared for Battle Marker
(tall view • parade ground on left)
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Red-hot Shot (within shouting distance of this marker); Hot Shot Furnace (within shouting distance of this marker); This Memorial Commemorates The Act Of... (within shouting distance of this marker); Through the Thick Brick Wall (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tybee Island.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. The Battle for Fort Pulaski
 
Prepared for Battle Marker (<i>wide view • marker at center • blindage exhibit on left</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, April 30, 2019
3. Prepared for Battle Marker (wide view • marker at center • blindage exhibit on left)
Parade Grounds, Blindage & Rampart (<i>view looking north from atop rampart</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, April 30, 2019
4. Parade Grounds, Blindage & Rampart (view looking north from atop rampart)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 21, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 121 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 22, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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