Fort Screven Christmas card
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Fort Screven Christmas card

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Fort Screven (Ga.)
Title: Fort Screven Christmas card
Dates: 1898-1918
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 2223

Biographical/Historical Note

Fort Screven was first commissioned in the late 1890s on the north end of Tybee Island, Georgia. It was named after Brigadier General James Screven, an American Revolutionary War hero who was killed in action near Midway, Georgia in 1778. The Fort served as a valuable part of coastal defense until it was decommissioned in 1947.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a Christmas card from the 4th Company of the Coast Artillery Corps from sometime between the Spanish American War and World War I (1898-1918).


Index Terms

Christmas cards.
Fort Screven (Ga.)
United States. Army. Coast Artillery Corps, 4th.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.