Assault on Fort McAllister, December 1864 (engraving)

The final assault on Fort McAllister on December 13, 1864, by Brig. Gen. William B. Hazen’s 2nd Division of the 15th Corps. The fort’s capture opened communication with the Federal fleet and allowed Sherman to open a supply depot to support the December 10-20 siege of Savannah. (Private Collection/Look and Learn/Bridgeman Images)