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Historic Markers Across Georgia
Major John B. Gallie
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
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