The Resource A history of Georgia forts : Georgia's lonely outposts, Alejandro M. de Quesada, (ebook)

A history of Georgia forts : Georgia's lonely outposts, Alejandro M. de Quesada, (ebook)

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A history of Georgia forts : Georgia's lonely outposts
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A history of Georgia forts
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Georgia's lonely outposts
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Alejandro M. de Quesada
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eng
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Georgia was once part of a much larger region of the Southeast claimed by Spain and known as La Florida. After the failure of Lucas Vasquez de Ayllon's settlement in 1526 on the coast of Georgia, French Huguenots established a small fort at Port Royal Sound and another along the St. Johns River. Thus began Georgia's tradition of building stalwart military fortifications--a practice that has spanned centuries. Discover who emerged victorious after Savannah's Fort Pulaski was bombarded for over thirty hours by Federal troops during the Civil War and why Fort Oglethorpe was constructed in 1902 within the confines of Chickamuaga Park. Military historian, archivist and seasoned author Alejandro de Quesada explores the breadth of Georgia's forts from the colonial and antebellum eras to the Civil War and modern era
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De Quesada, A. M
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355.009758
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non fiction
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  • Fortification
  • Historic sites
  • Georgia
  • Georgia
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A history of Georgia forts : Georgia's lonely outposts, Alejandro M. de Quesada, (ebook)
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9781625841858
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MWT11509008
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A history of Georgia forts : Georgia's lonely outposts, Alejandro M. de Quesada, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781625841858
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11509008
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11509008
System control number
MWT11509008
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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