Created by Tom Horn on 8 Dec 2009, Last Update on 21 Jan 2010

Fort McAllister I - 3 Mar 1863

Rear Adm Du Pont ordered three ironclads to test their guns by attacking the Confederate defenses at Fort McAllister. One of his goals was to determine how effective fire from the monitors' guns would be against an earthen battery.

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Tags : Georgia,Naval,Combat

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