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Fort Totten, District of Columbia Historical Markers

 
Map of Washington Defenses image, Touch for more information
By Craig Swain, August 4, 2007
Map of Washington Defenses
District of Columbia (Washington), Fort Totten — Fort Totten Civil War Defenses of Washington 1861-1865 —
Earthworks of Fort Totten are visible within the wooded area 50 yards at the top of this hill. Cannon mounted at Fort Totten helped repulse a Confederate attack on Fort Stevens, July 11-12, 1864. — Map (db m2993) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Fort Totten — Fort Totten
One of the Civil War defenses of Washington construction of Fort Totten was begun in August 1861, named after Gen. Joseph G. Totten the fort contained 20 guns and mortars including eight 32-pounders. — Map (db m2999) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Fort Totten — Fort Totten Rock Creek Park National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
Built in 1861 and named after Brigadier General Joseph Gilbert Totten, Chief of the Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Totten commanded the northeastern countryside of Washington, DC during the Civil War. Heavily armed with massive cannon that could hurl . . . — Map (db m92906) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Fort Totten — In Memory of Those Who Lost Their Lives on June 22, 2009 [Red Line Metro Crash]
In memory of those who lost their lives on June 22, 2009 Mary "Mandy" Doolittle Veronica Dubose Ana Fernandez Dennis Hawkins Lavonda "Nikki" King Jeanice McMillan Ann Wherley David F. Wherley, Jr. Cameron . . . — Map (db m110062) HM

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