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Fort Wagner

Battle Facts

10 Jul 1863 - 11 Jul 1863

Outcome: Confederate victory: first of two Union attempts to take Ft. Wagner.

6,800 Troops

Union

Commander(s)Quincy A Gilmore Truman Seymour John A Dahlgren Robert Gould Shaw George C Strong
  • 1,515 Casualties
  • 246 Killed
  • 880 Wounded
  • 389 Missing & Captured

Confederacy

Commander(s)PGT Beauregard William B Taliaferro Johnson Hagood
  • 174 Casualties
  • 36 Killed
  • 133 Wounded
  • 5 Missing & Captured

1,689 Casualties