Fort Pulaski National MonumentRobert E. Lee, newly graduated from theUnited States Military Academy at WestPoint, joined Major Samuel Babcock of theArmy Corps of Engineers in 1829 to beginwork on building a construction village on this site. Two years later Lee transferred toHampton Roads, Virginia. Due to failinghealth, Babock was replaced by LieutenantJoseph K.F. Mansfield in 1831 who completedthe construction village. Mansfield remeinedin charge of all work on Cockspur Island until1845 and deserves primary credit for the construction of Fort Pulaski.
|Placed By||National Park Service - U.S. Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 6:45pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 510138 N 3543481|
|Decimal Degrees||32.02743333, -80.89263333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 1.646', W 80° 53.558'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 1' 38.76" N, 80° 53' 33.48" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 30757 US-80, Tybee Island GA 31328, US|
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