Why Did the Union Army Want to Capture Port Royal Sound?

4/22/2014 • Ask Mr. History

Why did the Union Army want to take control of Port Royal Sound?


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Dear Tye,

I believe the best answer to your question can be found in an article on the subject that originally appeared in America’s Civil War magazine, http://www.historynet.com/battle-of-port-royal.htm



Jon Guttman
Research Director
World History Group
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