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10/04/1862 The Siege of Fort Pulaski

Siege of Fort Pulaski concluded with final battle where Union forces took the fort from the hands of the Confederate army. Union attacked with their navy and launched a 30-hour long bombardment. New 30-ponder Parrot Rifle cannons were used in the battle. Their accuracy and destructive power made a significant impact on the outcome.


  • Essentials 

  • Background 

  • Federal advance 

  • Siege 

  • Aftermath