Savannah, Georgia, vicinity. Sherman's troops removing ammunition from Fort McAllister in wheelbarrows.

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Savannah, Georgia, vicinity. Sherman's troops removing ammunition from Fort McAllister in wheelbarrows. LOC Summary: Photograph of the War in the West. These photographs are of Sherman at the sea, December 1864. After marching through Georgia for a month, Sherman stormed Fort McAllister on December 13, 1864 and captured Savannah itself 8 days later. These seven views are limited to the former stronghold and its dismantling preparatory to Sherman's further movement northward. This operation was ordered on December 24, and Gen. William B. Hazen 2d Division, 15th Corps and Maj. Thomas W. Osborn, Chief of Artillery, had it completed by December 29, storing the guns at Fort Pulaski. Date Created/Published: 1864 December. Pictures of the American Civil War provided by LOC. Original medium: 1 negative (2 plates) : glass, stereograph, wet collodion.