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Edgar Allan Poe: 1828
Charleston, South Carolina.

In November 1928, Edgar Allan Poe’s military unit was moved to Fort Moultrie in South Carolina, an island in the main entrance to Charleston Harbor.

In December 1828, Poe’s unit moved to Fortress Monroe, Virginia, located at Old Point Comfort, at the entrance of Chesapeake Bay.

Fort Moultrie, Sullivan’s Island, South Carolina [Top two images--10 August 1959; Bottom image--8 August 1958]

Fort Moultrie, Sullivan’s Island, South Carolina [Top image--3 August 1958; Bottom image--24 June 1961]

Fort Moultrie Gate, Sullivan’s Island, South Carolina [24 June 1961]

Fort Moultrie Marker, Sullivan’s Island, South Carolina [Top image--8 August 1958; Bottom image--25 June 1961]

Fortress Monroe, Old Point Comfort, Virginia [24 June 1961]

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