150 Years Ago: Planning the Reduction of Fort Pulaski

In the fall of 1861, the commander of the Federal Expeditionary Force then at Port Royal, South Carolina, Brigadier General Thomas W. Sherman, looked at means to bock, if not completely secure, the port of Savannah, Georgia.  To accomplish this, Sherman had to deal with Fort Pulaski, on Cockspur Island in the Savannah River.  Sherman,Continue reading “150 Years Ago: Planning the Reduction of Fort Pulaski”