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Fort McAllister Sentry Box, GA.

Confederate U.S. Civil War Coastal Fort established in 1861 by Captain John McCrady, Confederate Engineers to protect Savannah, Georgia. Named after the family of Colonel Joseph L. McAllister. Captured by Union forces in 1864 by the forces of Union General William T. Sherman in his march to the sea. Maintained as a Union prison until the end of the war.

This is the sentry box which was used by the sentry to guard the fort.

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31.88909167, -81.19596111

Rights Statement


Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Fort McAllister Sentry Box; Sentry; Fort McAllister; Forts; Bryan County (Ga.); Ft McAllister (Ga.); Forts -- Georgia -- Ft McAllister.; Images


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