Fort Pennsylvania at Tennallytown in 1862

Below is a great Civil War drawing from 1862. It shows Fort Pennsylvania at Tennallytown, one of the many forts ringing Washington during the Civil War.

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Fort Pennsylvania and encampment at Tennallytown near Washington, D.C. / drawn for Mr. George Baker by W.E. Cushing, Providence, R.I., 1862.
Fort Pennsylvania and encampment at Tennallytown near Washington, D.C. / drawn for Mr. George Baker by W.E. Cushing, Providence, R.I., 1862.

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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