150 Years Ago: Fort Pulaski Isolated

On this day (February 13) in 1862, a Federal battery along the Savannah River fired upon a Confederate steamer Ida.  While not stopping the steamer, the presence of the batteries prevented any further resupply of Fort Pulaski.  This course of events set the stage for a deliberate siege and reduction of the fort two monthsContinue reading “150 Years Ago: Fort Pulaski Isolated”