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Fort Chaplin

Fort Chaplin

Earthworks of Fort Chaplin are visible through the wooded areas at the top of the hill.

Fort Chaplin was named in honor of Col. Daniel Chaplin, who was mortally wounded on August 17, 1864, at Deep Bottom, Virginia.

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Posted By: Ray Gurganus

Updated: 9-23-2021