Historic Markers Across Georgia



Major John B. Gallie



Marker ID: GHC 
Location: At Fort McAllister
County: Bryan
Coordinates: N 31° 53.408    W 081° 11.887
  31.890133    -81.19811
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM1QZC
Major John B. Gallie  Marker  



Text:

Killed in action while commanding the fort during the second attack of the monitor MONTAUK, February 1, 1863. The 32-pounder beside which he was standing was struck while Gallie was going from gun to gun, encouraging his men to calmness of aim.

Georgia Historical Commission 1963



 
Fort McAllister
Major John B. Gallie

Notes:

Wikipedia - CSS Nashville (1861)

Wikipedia - USS Montauk

Wikipedia - Fort McAllister

 

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