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History and Culture

Civil War Series

Fort Pulaski and the Defense of Savannah


book cover
Cover: National Park Service photograph of Ft. Pulaski National Monument.


Maps by George Skoch

Thanks to Kent Cave and Tally Kirkland at Fort Pulaski National Monument and to Daniel Brown at Fort McAllister State Historical Park.

Published by Eastern National, copyright 2007. All rights reserved.

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Key for photo and illustration identification:
BLBattles and Leaders of the Civil War
FLFrank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
FMTWFrank and Marie-Therese Wood Print Collection, Alexandria, VA
LCLibrary of Congress, Washington, DC
NPSNational Park Service
USAMHIUnited States Army Military Historical Institute, Carlisle, PA

Want to Learn More?
The following books are suggested reading for additional insights into the Civil War and its key battles: Daniel J. Crooks, Lee in the Lowcountry: Defending Charleston & Savannah 1861-1862 (Charleston: The History Press, 2008) and Herbert M. Schiller, Sumter Is Avenged!: The Siege and Reduction of Fort Pulaski (Shippensburg: White Mane Publishing Company, 1995), as well as the NPS Historical Handbook #18: Fort Pulaski (Washington: National Park Service, 1961)

History and Culture