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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

March 06, 1863

Richmond Newspaper Report on Fort McAllister Attack

The Richmond Times Dispatch printed a brief item on the attack on Fort McAllister.

The recent attack on Fort McAllister. A dispatch was yesterday received at the War Department, announcing that the enemy’s fleet of gunboats which recently attacked Fort McAllister, near Savannah had caused their operations and moved down the river. The injury sustained from the bombardment by the fort was very slight.