Fort Warren, Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, 1861, artist's impression

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Depicted ContentFort Warren, MA
Depicted ContentBoston, MA
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Fort Warren is on George's Island and commands the main entrance to Boston Harbor. It is a strong work of masonry, with five fronts ... Around the main work is a ditch, 30 feet in width. The entire circuit of the fort is 3136 feet.
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Benson J. Lossing, The Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War in the United States of America (Hartford, CT: T. Belnap, 1874), 155.
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