Garrison MascotThe sole Confederate fatality after seven hours of intensive bombardment on March 3, 1863, by the monitors PASSAIC (Capt. Percival Drayton), NAHANT, and PATAPSCO, supported by the MONTAUK, the WISSAHICKON, the SENECA, the DAWN, the FLAMBEAU, the SERBAGO, the C.P. WILLIAMS, the NORFOLK PACKET, and the PARA was the garrison mascot. The death of the cat was deeply regretted by the men, and news of the fatality was communicated to General Beauregard in the official report of the action.
|Placed By||Georgia Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 4:36pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17R E 481253 N 3528260|
|Decimal Degrees||31.89000000, -81.19823333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 31° 53.4', W 81° 11.894'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||31° 53' 24.00" N, 81° 11' 53.64" W|
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|Area Code(s)||229, 912|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 3894 Fort McAllister Rd, Richmond Hill GA 31324, US|
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