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The Battle for Fort Pulaski
 
Marker detail: Union forces garrisoned here after Confederate surrender worked to repair the damage image, Touch for more information
Marker detail: Union forces garrisoned here after Confederate surrender worked to repair the damage
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1Georgia (Chatham County), Tybee Island — 5,275 Shots & Shells in 30 HoursFort Pulaski National Monument
Acting Brigadier General Quincy Adams Gillmore led the Union artillery attack on Fort Pulaski. Because the US Army originally built the fort, he knew its strengths and weaknesses and targeted the angle in front of you. Within range of Tybee . . . — Map (db m134112) HM
2Georgia (Chatham County), Tybee Island — A Devastating BombardmentFort Pulaski National Monument
April 10, 1862: The Confederates refused a formal demand to surrender because enemy guns were a mile away—more than twice the effective range of heavy artillery of the day. When Union troops opened fire, their new rifled cannons fired . . . — Map (db m134110) HM
3Georgia (Chatham County), Tybee Island — Through the Thick Brick WallFort Pulaski National Monument
With devastating accuracy, Union rifled artillery breached the southeast angle of Fort Pulaski in less than 30 hours. It took Federal troops six weeks to repair the battle damage. For the remainder of the war, Fort Pulaski was a Union outpost in the . . . — Map (db m134098) HM
4Georgia (Chatham County), Tybee Island — Prepared for BattleFort Pulaski National Monument
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. . . . — Map (db m134099) HM
5Georgia (Chatham County), Tybee Island — Federal Siege Batteries
Thirty-six big guns on Tybee Island, 1 to 1½ miles away, converged their fire on the fort. The bombardment proved that rifled cannon could destroy masonry forts. — Map (db m67816) HM
 
 
 
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Jan. 17, 2021