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Fort Stanton

Fort Stanton

Civil War Defenses of Washington.  Fort Stanton was named for Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, was the first fort constructed beyond the Anacostia River.

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Posted By: Ray Gurganus

Updated: 9-22-2021