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This Day in Georgia History

April 10, 1862

Fort Pulaski Bombarded

Union Gen. David Hunter demanded the surrender of Fort Pulaski and its garrison of 365 men and 24 officers. When Col. Charles Olmstead refused, Federal forces opened fire with a heavy bombardment.

To view an image of Fort Pulaski, see the Georgia Archives