Historic Markers Across Georgia

Position of the Monitors

Marker ID: GHC 
Location: At Fort McAllister
County: Bryan
Coordinates: N 31° 53.493    W 081° 11.752
  31.89155    -81.19586
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM1R0G
Position of the Monitors  Marker  


The monitors took positions against the far marsh in the direction of the arrow, between 900 and 1200 yards from the fort during the following series of attacks: by the MONTAUK, January 27, February 1, and February 28, 1863; and by the PASSAIC, the NAHANT, and the PATAPSCO, March 3, 1863.

Georgia Historical Commission 1963

View from Fort McAllister
Position of the Monitors