Historic Markers Across Georgia

Flank Howitzer

Marker ID: NPS 
Location: at Fort Pulaski NM located on Cockspur Island and the end of Fort Pulaski Rd, north of US 80, Savannah, GA.
County: Chatham
Coordinates: N 32° 01.669    W 080° 53.455
  32.02781666    -80.89091666
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WMKQA3
Flank Howitzer Marker  


This weapon protects the rear of the fort against attack by infantry. Three men- one gunner and two cannoneers- fired the piece.


Flank Howitzer


More information:
NPS: Fort Pulaski NM
Wikipedia: Fort Pulaski National Monument
Civil War in GA: Federals attack Ft Pulaski
CWSAC: Fort Pulaski

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