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  



Text:

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


 

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