Civil War Map of D.C. Fortifications

Take a look at this Civil War map of D.C. and it’s surroundings. Click on it for greater detail and you’ll be able to see all the fortifications around the city (i.e., Fort Totten, Fort Lincoln, etc).

District of Columbia fortifications in 1862

District of Columbia fortifications in 1862


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  • http://www.facebook.com/the.mike.bowman Mike

    Did they forget Ft Stevens?

  • http://www.wbklaw.com Mike Sullivan

    Ft. Stevens is called Ft. Pennsylvania on this map.

  • Jim Steele

    Fort Stevens is Fort Massachusetts on the map. Fort Pennsylvania became Fort Reno.

    • http://www.wbklaw.com Mike Sullivan

      Oops, you’re right.

  • Jim Steele

    I just walked my dog on the earthworks at Fort DeRussy two days ago.

  • http://www.wbklaw.com Mike Sullivan

    The map leaves out Fort Bayard (at River Road and Western Avenue). It also leaves out Battery Kemble.

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