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Fort Moultrie

Fort Moultrie Tour

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These guns were in place from 1809 to 1860. They fired a 32 pound shot a distance of 1.1 miles. The fort had a hot shot furnace for heating shot. A red hot cannonball lodged in a ship's timbers could start a disastrous fire.

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