Fort Wagner timeline

  • First Battle of Fort Wagner

    Description: On July 10, Union artillery on Folly Island together with Rear Adm. John Dahlgren’s fleet of ironclads opened fire on Confederate... Read more

  • Second Battle of Fort Wagner

    Description:After the July 11 assault on Fort Wagner failed, Gillmore reinforced his beachhead on Morris Island. At dusk July 18, Gillmore launched... Read more