Bombardment and Capture of Fort Pulaski, April 1862

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date: 1862

full page wood engraving – matted

Fort Pulaski, located on a barrier island near the mouth of the Savannah River, was heavily fortified. The Confederate defenders withstood a siege beginning February 19th culminating in a 30 hour sustained bombardment before the surrender on April 11th. The surrender strategically closed the port of Savannah to the Confederates for the duration of the War.

source: Harper’s Weekly

9 x 13 ¾″  mat: 16 x 20″

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