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Fort Williams

Fort Williams

built in 1863 to guard the approaches to Alexandria by Little River Turnpike and Telegraph Road. It had a perimeter of 250 yards and emplacements for 13 guns. This fort was built on the property of General Samuel Cooper, C.S.A.

Website: https://www.hmdb.org/m.asp?m=80467

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Washington DC Area Forts

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VA, Alexandria, Fort Williams

Related people

Samuel Cooper
Thomas Williams

Posted By: Ray Gurganus

Updated: 9-23-2021