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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.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is located inside Fort Pulaski. Marker is in this post office area: Tybee Island GA 31328, United States of America.
 
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); The Breached Wall (within shouting distance of this marker); Federal Siege Batteries (within shouting distance of this marker); German Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Moat Feeder Canal (within shouting distance of this marker); The Demilune (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.)
Southwest Magazine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2013
2. Southwest Magazine Marker
 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Civil
 
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. This page originally submitted on August 17, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 292 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 17, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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