Aerial view of Fort Pulaski.


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.


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


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