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Quincy A. Gillmore
Civil War Encyclopedia >> People - Union Military
February 28, 1825 Quincy Adams Gillmore born, Lorain County, Ohio.
April 10, 1862
April 11, 1862
Battle of Fort Pulaski

Quincy Gillmore uses rifled cannon to effectively end the use of palisaded forts world-wide
Georgia
  Fort Pulaski
July 10, 1863
July 11, 1863
Battle of Fort Wagner South Carolina
  P. G. T. Beauregard
July 10, 1863 Federal forces complete an amphibious landing on Morris Island near the entrance to Charleston Harbor. They will fortify the position over the next 3 weeks South Carolina
  Siege of Charleston
July 18, 1863 The 54th Massachusetts, comprised primarily of free blacks from Massachusetts and Pennsylvania, attack Battery Wagner in Charleston Harbor, losing 30% of their men and forcing Quincey Gillmore to lay siege to the city. The film "Glory" is based on this action. South Carolina
  Siege of Charleston
May 5, 1864 Army of the James under General Benjamin Butler [US] lands at Bermuda Hundred and City Point, east of Petersburg. The Army is comprised of two corps totaling nearly 40,000 men. Virginia
  Benjamin Butler
  William Farrar Smith
April 7, 1888 Quincy Adams Gillmore dies, Brooklyn, New York




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