previous next

Attack on Fort McAllister,

Savannah, March 3.
--2 P. M.--The enemy are attaching Fort McAllister. The attack commenced at thirty minutes past eight o'clock this morning. Three iron clads and two mortar boats are playing on the fort. Our 8-inch Columbiad had been dismounted, and two men slightly wounded. The firing continues very heavy.

[second Dispatch.]

Savannah, March 3--5.30 P. M. --A dispatch from Fort McAllister, dated 3.46, says that one of the iron clads has withdrawn. Two iron-clads and one mortar boat are still playing on the fort.--The fort is uninjured, and no one is hurt on our side except the two slightly wounded early this morning. The garrison is in good spirits. The firing still continues.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide Places (automatically extracted)

View a map of the most frequently mentioned places in this document.

Sort places alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a place to search for it in this document.
Fort McAllister (Georgia, United States) (3)

Download Pleiades ancient places geospacial dataset for this text.

hide Dates (automatically extracted)
Sort dates alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a date to search for it in this document.
March, 3 AD (1)
March 3rd (1)
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: