McQueens Island in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 2004 by Georgia Historical Society and Georgia Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 25-20.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1862.
Location. 32° 2.401′ N, 80° 56.617′ W. Marker is on McQueens Island, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker can be 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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Pulaski (approx. 3 miles away); Battery Hambright (approx. 3.1 miles away); Soldier of Liberty (approx. 3.1 miles away); North Pier Trail (approx. 3.1 miles away); A Bustling Village (approx. 3.1 miles away); John Wesley (approx. 3.1 miles away); John Wesley Landing Site (approx. 3.1 miles away); Cockspur Island Lighthouse (approx. 3.1 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. National Park Service,site of Battery Hamilton. was first visited by archeologists in 1999, and in 2002 was studied in more detail. The earthworks, originally about five feet high, have been greatly reduced by tidal action and gravity--they were constructed of waterlogged marsh mud. (Submitted on May 15, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. The Civil War Archive 1998-2009. Rhode Island 3rd Regiment Heavy Artillery, Battery "B" ,"F", "H" Operations against Fort Pulaski, Ga., February 21-April 10. Bombardment and capture of Fort Pulaski April 9-10. (Submitted on May 15, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 15, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,278 times since then and 25 times this year. Last updated on May 8, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 15, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.