Old forts and batteries on the dunes: Defending the entrance to Charleston Harbor, Part 2

Yesterday I discussed the rather weak defenses on Morris Island, covering the “right” or south end of the Confederate defenses of Charleston Harbor. In the middle, of course, was Fort Sumter an artificial island. To the north lay Sullivan’s Island with old Fort Moultrie sharing the coverage of the main entrance to the harbor. WhenContinue reading “Old forts and batteries on the dunes: Defending the entrance to Charleston Harbor, Part 2”