Kids day out in Fort PulaskiTagged as outdoor, history
P. O. Box 30757
Savannah GA 31410
About Fort Pulaski
The Battle of Fort Pulaski in April 1862 marked a turning point in military history. It featured the first significant use of rifled cannons in combat. These accurate, long-range weapons shattered Fort Pulaski's walls from over a mile away. After thirty-hours of bombardment, the fort surrendered. The battle surprised military strategists worldwide, signaling the end of masonry fortifications.