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The Battle of Port Royal

  • Heritage Library 2 Corpus Christi, Ste 100 Hilton Head Island, SC, 29928 United States (map)

Learn about what happened on November 7, 1861, when Union forces consisting of 75 Naval vessels and almost 13,000 Union troops attacked Confederate Forts Walker, on Hilton Head Island, and Beauregard, on St. Phillips Island.  This was the largest naval encounter ever to take place in American waters and the largest amphibious landing by American soldiers until World War II.


Call the Heritage Library at 843-686-6560

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