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Fort Bayard

Fort Bayard

Civil War Defenses of Washington 1861-1865. No visible evidence remains of Fort Bayard, which stood at the top of this hill. Named for Brig. Gen. George Bayard, mortally wounded at the Battle of Fredericksburg on December 13, 1862.

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Posted By: Ray Gurganus

Updated: 9-22-2021