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Fort Pulaski to mark seizure by Georgia militia

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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Fort Pulaski will mark the historic seizure of the fort by the Georgia state militia, which forced the U.S. Army from the fort during the Civil War, with events on Thursday, January 3rd.

The fort's regular schedule of tours and musket firing demonstrations will highlight the day's events.

To simulate the historic event, the Georgia flag of secession will fly above the fort next Tuesday, January 1st.

Park rangers will also give presentations on the seizure of the fort to go along with the planned events for the day.

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