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Fort Worth

Fort Worth

Here stood Fort Worth, built in 1861. It had a commanding view of the Cameron Valley and guarded the approach to Alexandria by Little River Turnpike. The fort had a perimeter of 463 yards and emplacements for 25 guns.

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William Jenkins Worth

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Posted By: Ray Gurganus


Updated: 9-23-2021