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

Southwest Magazine

 
 
Southwest Magazine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2013
1. Southwest Magazine Marker
Inscription.  
Used as a shell magazine during the Confederate occupation, the Federals saw fit to use it as “dark confinement” for Confederate Officers held prisoner during the Winter, 1864-65.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or CastlesWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 32° 1.594′ N, 80° 53.44′ W. Marker is in Tybee Island, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker can be reached from Fort Pulaski Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located inside Fort Pulaski. 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. Southwest Bastion (here, next to this marker); Parrott Rifle (a few steps from this marker); Store House (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort at Play (within shouting distance of this marker); Through the Thick Brick Wall (within shouting distance of this marker); Engineering Dry Land (within shouting distance of this marker); Federal Siege Batteries
Southwest Magazine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2013
2. Southwest Magazine Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); A Devastating Bombardment (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tybee Island.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Pulaski National Monument. National Park Service website. (Submitted on August 17, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Marker in Fort Pulaski image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2013
3. Marker in Fort Pulaski
Inside the Magazine image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2013
4. Inside the Magazine
Fort Pulaski National Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2013
5. Fort Pulaski National Monument
The marker is located at Fort Pulaski National Monument.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 348 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 17, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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