Fort Ellsworth

Fort Ellsworth (HM2GVA)

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N 38° 48.556', W 77° 4.196'

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—Defenses of Washington 1861 - 1865 —

Here stood Fort Ellsworth, named for Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth who was killed during the Union Army's occupation of Alexandria on May 24, 1861. Built in 1861, the fort had a perimeter of 618 yards and emplacement for 29 guns.
Placed ByThe Civil War Round Table of Alexandria
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Date Added Saturday, May 18th, 2019 at 8:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 320272 N 4297646
Decimal Degrees38.80926667, -77.06993333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 48.556', W 77° 4.196'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 48' 33.36" N, 77° 4' 11.76" W
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