Federal raid to capture labor party results in skirmish on Whitemarsh Island

On the morning of February 22, 1864, a small skirmish broke out on Whitemarsh Island, outside Savannah, Georgia.  The action was the result of a Federal raid aimed to capture working parties employed at that time by the Confederates to build defenses on the island.   As a point of reference, let me pull in oneContinue reading “Federal raid to capture labor party results in skirmish on Whitemarsh Island”