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Photographer: Mike Stroud
Taken: November 29, 2009
Caption: Fort Jackson Demi- Bastion
Additional Description: This is one of four "demi-bastions" in
Fort Jackson. They were designed to
protect the Fort's walls by firing into
the flanks or sides of attacking troops.
This demi-bastion had a 32-pounder
cannon on a casemate carriage. It sat
upon a wooden platform. Cannons were
never mounted in the remaining three
Submitted: November 30, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
Database Locator Identification Number: p87907
File Size: 0.224 Megabytes
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