Photograph of Fort McAllister under Federal occupation

Photograph of Fort McAllister under Federal occupation

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Photograph of Fort McAllister under Federal occupation
Dates: circa 1865
Quantity: 1.0 folder
Coll. Number: ms1025

Biographical/Historical Note

Located on the bank of the Great Ogeechee River south of Savannah... the sand and mud earthworks [of Fort McAllister] were attacked seven times by Union ironclads, but did not fall until captured in 1864 by Gen. William T. Sherman during his 'March to the Sea'.

"Fort McAllister Historic Park." Georgia State Parks. http://www.gastateparks.org/ (Retrieved December 10, 2009)


Scope and Content Note

Stereoscopic view of Federal troops, under the command of General William T. Sherman wheeling ammunition from Fort McAllister near Savannah, Georgia circa 1865.


Index Terms

Fort McAllister (Ga.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Photographs.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Photographs.
Savannah (Ga.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Photographs.
Sherman, William T., (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891
Stereoscopic photographs.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Photograph of Fort McAllister under Federal occupation, MS 1025. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Box
1Photograph, [circa 1865]