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Tom Cat Historical Marker
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus
N 31° 53.403 W 081° 11.897
17R E 481248 N 3528265
Quick Description: Tom Cat Historical Marker at Fort Historic Site
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 6/27/2007 1:14:03 PM
Waymark Code: WM1QZ9
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member mtn-man
Views: 26

Long Description:
"Garrison Mascot

The 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.

Georgia Historical Commission
Type of Marker: Fort

Marker #: None

Date: 1963

Sponsor: Unknown

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