Download e-book for iPad: A History of Georgia Forts: Georgia's Lonely Outposts by Alejandro M. de Quesada

By Alejandro M. de Quesada

ISBN-10: 1540205630

ISBN-13: 9781540205636

ISBN-10: 1609491920

ISBN-13: 9781609491925

Georgia was a part of a far better quarter of the Southeast claimed via Spain and often called los angeles Florida. After the failure of Lucas Vasquez de Ayllon�s cost in 1526 at the coast of Georgia, French Huguenots tested a small citadel at Port Royal Sound and one other alongside the St. Johns River. hence started Georgia�s culture of creating stalwart army fortifications�a perform that has spanned centuries. notice who emerged triumphant after Savannah�s castle Pulaski was once bombarded for over thirty hours by means of Federal troops in the course of the Civil struggle and why citadel Oglethorpe was once developed in 1902 in the confines of Chickamuaga Park. army historian, archivist and professional writer Alejandro de Quesada explores the breadth of Georgia�s forts from the colonial and antebellum eras to the Civil battle and smooth era.

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