Like stalwart soldiers standing silent guard, the mighty fortresses of Savannah once served as guardians over the new colony of Georgia. In 1733, Gen. James Oglethorpe, upon stepping ashore in this new world, authorized fortifications to be constructed to protect her new residents. Forts and townships now known only in name defended Georgia's first citizens against the Native Americans and the Spanish. Later they would stand a much greater challenge protecting them against more aggressive foes-the British, the Union Army, ...

Fortresses of Savannah Georgia 2002, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738514680

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Fortresses of Savannah Georgia 2002, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

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