Aerial view of Fort Pulaski.

Overview

Standing guard at the mouth of the Savannah River, Fort Pulaski was the gateway to Savannah. This document provides a quick overview of the fort's history and important role during the Civil War.

Objective(s)

After reading the teacher backgrounder, the teacher will:
1) understand the basic history of Fort Pulaski.
2) be able to relate the story of Fort Pulaski to the students.



Background

Background information is available in two formats: bullet format and timeline format.



Procedure

Print pdf file.

Review contents of pdf file.

Share contents of pdf file with students.