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Battery Garesche

Battery Garesche

Here stood Battery Garesché, constructed late in 1861 to control the higher ground dominating Fort Reynolds, 200 yards to the southeast. It had a perimeter of 166 yards and emplacements for 8 guns.

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Julius Peter Garesche

Posted By: Ray Gurganus

Updated: 9-23-2021