Fort Moultrie


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Fort Moultrie

(mo͞ol`trē), on Sullivans Island at the entrance to the harbor of Charleston, S.C.; originally called Fort Sullivan. Constructed by Col. William Moultrie, the fort was renamed for him after he repulsed a British naval attack in June, 1776, in one of the most decisive battles of the American Revolution. During the Seminole War, Osceola, a chief, and 200 Seminoles were imprisoned in the fort; Osceola's tomb is there. During the Civil War, Confederates held the fort until the evacuation of Charleston in 1865. It was Charleston's chief harbor defense until 1947, when it was abandoned. Fort Moultrie is part of Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Historical Park (see National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

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Moultrie, Fort:

see Fort MoultrieFort Moultrie
, on Sullivans Island at the entrance to the harbor of Charleston, S.C.; originally called Fort Sullivan. Constructed by Col. William Moultrie, the fort was renamed for him after he repulsed a British naval attack in June, 1776, in one of the most decisive battles
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Dawn Davis, public information officer for Fort Sumter, said the change to Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Historic Park won't affect operations very much; it's more about public perception.
CASE STUDY: FORT MOULTRIE AND FORT SUMTER NATIONAL MONUMENT National Park Service Mission and Goals "The National Park Service will protect, preserve, and foster appreciation of the cultural resources in its custody and demonstrate its respect for the peoples traditionally associated with those resources through appropriate programs of re-search, planning, and stewardship." (5)
From Fort Moultrie, where most of his command was garrisoned, Anderson requested reinforcement in anticipation of an effort by South Carolinians to seize the harbor fortifications.
The Treaty of Fort Moultrie Creek was signed on September 18, 1823, at a location just South of Saint Augustine, Florida (Kappler, 1904).
* Fort Moultrie -- One of the first victories of the American Revolution occurred here when Colonel William Moultrie's men fought off a British invasion on June 28, 1776.
Fort Moultrie, his transfer of his men to Fort Sumter, and their agonizing wait as the new administrations in both North and South stumbled toward the Civil War.
What if the plans miscarried and the batteries of Castle Pinckney, Fort Moultrie and Fort Sumter opened fire?
Standing between them now and the open sea was Fort Moultrie on Sullivan's Island.
27, after Fort Moultrie had been abandoned as indefensible by Maj.
Osceola was treacherously seized while negotiating with army officers under a flag of truce, and he died a prisoner in Fort Moultrie, South Carolina.
Sir Peter Parker (June 28, 1776); the spongy palmetto logs easily absorbed the bombardment, and Moultrie used his thirty-one guns and scant ammunition with great effect, forcing Parker to break off action after ten hours, with his flagship Bristol a near wreck; for this success, Moultrie gained the thanks of Congress, promotion to brigadier general when the 2d South Carolina was mustered into Continental service (September 16, 1777); further, Fort Sullivan was renamed Fort Moultrie in his honor; served under Maj.

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