It was in 1862, during the Civil War, when Union soldiers at Fort Pulaski first tested a rifled cannon, which eventually made brick fortifications useless. The fort also was used as a POW camp. At night at this historic site, it is said that the ghosts come to relive their past. Witnesses have reported unexplained sounds including gunfire, the screams of people dying, and a small child crying.
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- Fort Pulaski Road
Savannah, GA 31410
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- 32.027035564946736, -80.89030444600212
- Chatham County, Georgia
- Nearest Towns:
- Tybee Island, GA (3.2 mi.)
Wilmington Island, GA (5.1 mi.)
Whitemarsh Island, GA (7.4 mi.)
Thunderbolt, GA (9.4 mi.)
Isle of Hope, GA (10.5 mi.)
Skidaway Island, GA (11.2 mi.)
Savannah, GA (12.9 mi.)
Vernonburg, GA (14.1 mi.)
Bluffton, SC (14.6 mi.)
Montgomery, GA (14.8 mi.)
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