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Sullivans Island in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Northwest Bastionet

 
 
Northwest Bastionet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2013
1. Northwest Bastionet Marker
Inscription.
U.S. forces under Major Robert Anderson hastily expanded this part of the fort in 1860 on the eve of the Civil War. From here musket fire could sweep the adjoining walls to repulse an expected land attack.
 
Location. 32° 45.596′ N, 79° 51.495′ W. Marker is in Sullivans Island, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker can be reached from Middle Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located at Fort Moultrie National Monument. Marker is in this post office area: Sullivans Island SC 29482, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Powder Magazine (within shouting distance of this marker); Harbor Defense 1809-1860 (within shouting distance of this marker); Traverse c.1820 (within shouting distance of this marker); Enlisted Men's Barracks (within shouting distance of this marker); Building Forts (within shouting distance of this marker); Oceola / Patapsco Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); Defending Charleston (within shouting distance of this marker); Defending Charleston 1861-1865 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sullivans Island.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Moultrie. National Park Service website.
Northwest Bastionet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2013
2. Northwest Bastionet Marker
(Submitted on August 22, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Civil
 
Marker at Fort Moultrie image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2013
3. Marker at Fort Moultrie
Northwest Bastionet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2013
4. Northwest Bastionet Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 22, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 22, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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